Category Archives: literacy

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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Inspiring young imaginations in Korea

Myself and two other CWILL authors recently returned from Korea, where we taught a creative writing camp for kids and presented at the Canadian Embassy in Seoul. A contest to celebrate Canada150 The event at the embassy was an award … Continue reading

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Calling BC Writers and Illustrators: Phase 3 of Reading Lights is on its way

Do you write stories or poems for children 12 years and younger? Would you like them to be featured under a Reading Light? Have look at the Reading Lights installed this year by visiting the official website. The Vancouver Public … 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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Shatterproof

Jocelyn Shipley’s first middle-grade novel, Shatterproof, was just published in the Orca Currents series for reluctant readers 10-14. Nate gets talked into running a scam based on his resemblance to the teen star of the TV show Shatterproof. At first he just … Continue reading

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