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Serendipity 2017: March 4 at UBC

Serendipity 2017: From Beginning to End (Life, Death, and Everything In Between) Jeremy Tankard  |  Jennifer A. Nielsen | Martha Brockenbrough Serendipity 2017 looks to the stages of development between childhood and teenage years, from the humorous antics of Jeremy … Continue reading

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Haiku Secrets at Historic Joy Kogawa House

On February 25, Jacquie Pearce will give a Haiku Secrets workshop at Historic Joy Kogawa House. In the workshop, Jacquie will teach people about writing haiku (including debunking the idea that a haiku poem needs to be 5-7-5 syllables long … Continue reading

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Can Write: Meet Norma Charles in Canadian Teacher

Margriet Ruurs interviewed Norma Charles in the Jan/Feb 2017 issue of Canadian Teacher. The feature, Can Write: Meeting Canadian Writers and Illustrators of Children’s Books, asks: What inspires the writers of the books your students read? How does an illustrator … Continue reading

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Marion Crook on 7 Ways to Make a Young Reader’s Hair Stand Up!

Marion Crook was a guest columnist for Writers’ Digest in January 2017 on 7 Ways to Make a Young Reader’s Hair Stand Up. Marion is the author of Writing for Children & Young Adults published by Self-Counsel Press as part … Continue reading

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Booktalk on Stepping Stones by Margriet Ruurs: January 16th

The BC Literary Council and the Lower Mainland International Literacy Association have asked Margriet Ruurs to talk about her latest book, Stepping Stones, A Refugee Family’s Journey, in celebration of Family Literacy Day: Monday, January 16, 2017 Norma Rose Point … Continue reading

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Join CWILL at VPL March 8, 2017

— Vancouver Public Library

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