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Wishes Come True at St. Francis Xavier

Over the past four years, Glen Huser has served as writer-in-residence for grade four classes in a series of pre-Christmas workshops at St. Francis Xavier Elementary in Vancouver. The students develop a story plan which involves deciding on a central … Continue reading

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Meet the Author: Caroline Adderson

On November 17th 2016, the incredibly talented Caroline Adderson gave a presentation at Christianne’s Lyceum on her new release Vancouver Vanishes. It was a call to anyone who lives in Vancouver to take more notice of the walls around them. … Continue reading

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Children’s Literature Roundtables’ 2016 Information Book Award

The winner of the 2016 Children’s Literature Roundtables of Canada’s Information Book Award is West Coast Wild: A Nature Alphabet, written by Deborah Hodge and illustrated by Karen Reczuch (Groundwood, 2015). “This stunning nature alphabet book explores the fascinating ecosystem … Continue reading

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The Doorway to Adventure – November 2016

Lee Edward Fodi is working as a writer-in-residence at West Sechelt Elementary on the Sunshine Coast, working with two groups of students ranging from Grades 4-7. During four separate sessions, he is helping the students sculpt a fantasy story based … Continue reading

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25th anniversary – White Jade Tiger

To celebrate the upcoming 25th anniversary of Julie Lawson’s White Jade Tiger, Dundurn is publishing a new edition — complete with a new cover. The text also got a makeover. Julie reread the text with a ruthless editor’s eye, correcting … Continue reading

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Dancing in the Rain

Brenna’s beloved adoptive mother has died and her birth mother doesn’t want to maintain contact with her. Overcome with grief, Brenna tries to care for her father and younger sister. The last thing she expects is to fall in love … Continue reading

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