Tag Archives: young adult fiction

With the right type of story, boys—yes, boys—will get into reading, challenging the stereotype: YA author Pam Withers tells how

By Melanie Jackson The boy sits, a book in his lap. His gaze is turned away. He’s daydreaming. He’s a sculpture by Giulio Monteverde (1837–1917), in Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts. Monteverde named him Young Columbus, the implication being that the dry text … Continue reading

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Optimists Die First Book Launch

Join Susin Nielsen, winner of the prestigious Governor-General’s award, for the launch of her new book, Optimists Die First. Here are all the event details: Thursday, March 2, 7 pm Kidsbooks 2557 West Broadway, Vancouver For more information, contact the … Continue reading

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Best Books for Kids & Teens by CWILL members

The Canadian Children’s Book Centre has just released the fall edition of its “Best Books for Kids & Teens” and the pages are filled with works from many CWILL authors and illustrators. CWILL members who had books selected are listed below, … Continue reading

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