Category Archives: books/writing

Literacy in the Environment (LITE)

Longtime CWILLer Vi Hughes shares with us some tips for incorporating early childhood-literacy into more child-friendly landscapes, as inspired by her project Literacy in the Environment (LITE). Continue reading

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All the Awards | 2021 Edition

Despite ongoing impacts to book launches and live events, CWILLers had another amazing year on the awards circuit in 2021.

We hope this list of notable and award-winning children’s books by BC authors and illustrators is helpful for teachers, librarians, and book lovers. You can also browse collections of BC books for kids by new release year, awards, set-in-BC/Canada, age range, and more on our Pinterest board.
2021 nominations, shortlists, and wins are listed in alphabetical order below. Continue reading

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World Read Aloud Day 2022

Join us on February 2, 2022 from 11-11:45 a.m. PST for a free virtual reading and Q&A in support of the 13th annual World Read Aloud Day and don’t forget to enter our giveaways OR book a free mini talk for your school, library or book group! Continue reading

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Announcing Our Winner!

Congratulations to our winner! Heidi was chosen by random draw and selected the book stack prize for early elementary. Scroll for more on our fantastic donors and their books, and don’t forget to subscribe for local kidlit news, events, and giveaways! Continue reading

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Why you should shop for the holidays early this year . . .

Short answer: shipping and production issues = rising prices and limited stock. Plus: how you can help! Continue reading

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Celebrate local lit by entering our give-away!

Love reading local? Check out CWILL BC’s CELEBRATE LOCAL LIT Giveaway for your chance to win! Just click HERE. Open to residents of British Columbia. Choose between a stack of books by the authors and illustrators of CWILL BC or … Continue reading

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