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WORD Vancouver: A free festival of reading and writing

Word Vancouver Inspiring Words. A free festival of reading and writing. Words, words, and more words will abound at various free events between September 21 and 25, all part of Word Vancouver; the big festival day happens on the 25th … Continue reading

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Bungee Jump

  Pam Withers has a new middle-grade book, Bungee Jump, from Orca: Thirteen-year-old Chris and his family are setting up a bungee jump in his backyard. It’s a real large-scale bungee jump off a bridge that connects his backyard to … Continue reading

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The Summer We Saved the Bees

Robin Stevenson’s novel, The Summer We Saved the Bees, is a finalist for the Bolen Book Prize, part of the Victoria Book Prizes. It is also currently shortlisted for the Red Cedar Awards, the Chocolate Lily Awards, and the Rocky … Continue reading

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DNA Detective

Tanya Lloyd Kyi’s DNA Detective has been nominated for the Red Cedar, B.C.’s young readers’ choice award. The book explains the basics of genetics in simple, clear language, and reveals the fascinating and frequently entertaining stories of the researchers who discovered … Continue reading

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Crystal Fish Tales at WORD Vancouver

Visit Crystal Fish Tales’ booth at WORD Vancouver! Celebrate The Perfect Gift, written and illustrated by Cynthia Shuyu Pann: Have you had trouble thinking of what to get for your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day? Let this story of a young … Continue reading

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CWILL at WORD Vancouver 2016 – Update!

Gear up for the 22nd annual WORD Vancouver festival! It starts Wednesday, September 21st and runs through to the main festival day, Sunday, September 25, at venues around Vancouver! UPDATE! On Sunday, September 25, look for CWILL BC in Imagination … Continue reading

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