Category Archives: non-fiction

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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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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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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Reading BC Books

CWILL BC’s list of set-in-BC children’s and young adult books is newly updated and posted here. You’ll find stories set everywhere from Sooke to Barkerville to Smithers. Happy reading!

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A Celebration of BC’s Best

On January 21, 2015, some of BC’s finest authors and illustrators gathered at to meet, mingle, and celebrate local talent. This was a joint event between the Children’s Literature Roundtable and CWILL BC. It took place at the beautiful Creekside … Continue reading

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