Category Archives: literacy

Kidsbooks champions CWILL at CBC’s 2018 Food Bank Day

Phyllis Simon of Kidsbooks kindly donated three bags of books to CBC Vancouver’s 2018 Open House & Food Bank Day on Friday, December 7th! The bags, each worth $200, were grouped for: 1) Babies and preschoolers; 2) Elementary school kids, … Continue reading

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Reading Lights shining brightly in Vancouver

The ‘Reading Lights’ are all up and shining brightly.  The Vancouver Public Library had committed to a project lasting three years and we have reached that point. We can now celebrate its success. There are 61 ‘Reading Lights’—20 completed in … Continue reading

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CWILL Authors Celebrate World Read Aloud Day on February 1st

Thursday, February 1st, 2018, is World Read Aloud Day, a holiday and literacy movement that is celebrating its tenth anniversary across the globe and has expanded from a small, grass roots program into over one hundred countries. Its premise is … 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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Cozy Readings at Christianne’s Lyceum – Word Vancouver 2017

CWILL BC authors read to a crowd of pyjama-clad kids (and a few pyjama-clad parents, as well) at an event at Christianne’s Lyceum during Word Vancouver 2017. Kallie George won over readers with her Heartwood Hotel series. She even brought … Continue reading

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CWILL BC at Word Vancouver – September 24th, 2017

Join CWILL BC at Word Vancouver on Sunday, September 24th, 2017! Don’t miss our panel – Getting Started: Children’s Writers and Illustrators Discuss Getting Published – with Linda DeMeulemeester, Rachelle Delaney, Anita Miettunen, Beryl Young, Lee Edward Fodi, and Lori … Continue reading

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