Category Archives: book review

Norma Charles makes news with Runner: Harry Jerome, World’s Fastest Man

CWILL’s own Norma Charles was interviewed by the North Shore News about her book Runner: Harry Jerome, World’s Fastest Man. The interview by Jeremy Shepherd, entitled Harry Jerome runs into YA novel territory, appeared online February 5, 2019 – just in … Continue reading

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Books That Won Us Back When . . . CWILL authors share their favourite childhood books

Written by Glen Huser, President of CWILL BC Sixteen CWILL members met on December 6th in Christianne’s Lyceum upper room to share the books and stories and songs that had a special meaning for them as they were growing up. … Continue reading

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Review of Writing for Children and Young Adults (Updated 3rd Edition)

Writing for Children and Young Adults (3rd Edition) writing resource by Marion Crook inspires, educates, and motivates Continue reading

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Heart of a Champion

Ellen Schwartz has done it again! In her new book Heart of a Champion (Tundra Books), Schwartz weaves the compelling tale of a young Japanese-Canadian child’s dreams to become a baseball player, against persecution and racism of the time. This … Continue reading

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Best Books for Kids & Teens by CWILL members

The Canadian Children’s Book Centre has just released the fall edition of its “Best Books for Kids & Teens” and the pages are filled with works from many CWILL authors and illustrators. CWILL members who had books selected are listed below, … Continue reading

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CWILL BC Featured in Canadian Children’s Book News

CWILL BC and its members are highlighted throughout the most recent issue of Canadian Children’s Book News, the magazine of The Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Inside, you’ll find articles on CWILL BC’s upcoming 20th birthday and the Celebrate Science festivities … Continue reading

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