Category Archives: readBC

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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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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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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Reading BC

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 Smithers. Books on the list were suggested by CWILL BC members and compiled by Karen Autio, … Continue reading

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readBC ~ Jacqueline Pearce

We think British Columbia is a pretty special place to live and also a great place to create wonderful children’s literature. readBC is a series of short interviews introducing our readers to our authors and illustrators and their craft. Read … Continue reading

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readBC ~ Tanya Lloyd Kyi

We think British Columbia is a pretty special place to live and also a great place to create wonderful children’s literature. readBC is a series of short interviews introducing our readers to our authors and illustrators and their craft. Read … Continue reading

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