Tradewind title A Day With Yaya by Nicola Campbell and Julie Flett received a favourable review from Rebekah Gienapp and is featured on her summer reading list: ’15 Diverse Picture Books Kids Will Love.’ Read the full review here.
The annual Forest of Reading Festival will move to a one-day digital event, hosted and streamed by CBC Books. The Ontario Library Association (OLA) and the Forest of Reading are excited to announce the Forest of Reading Festival, Canada’s largest literary festival for young readers, will be presented as a one-day, free digital award ceremony […]
Tradewinds author Olive Senior recently delivered the prestigious 2019 Margaret Laurence Lecture in Halifax. Listen to excerpts from the lecture and a discussion with Olive on Ideas with Nahlah Ayed here.
Maison Rouge: Memories of a Childhood in War by Liliana Leila Juma has received a very favourable review in Booklist. “This memoir draws readers in, causing us to love the people she loved and rage at the ones who hurt her. There cannot be too many stories of the lives of displaced people in today’s world, […]
Tradewinds title Boonoonoonous Hair! by Olive Senior is featured in a recent article in The Gleaner. “Outside of books I read for classes in primary school, there were few if any images of black characters or the Caribbean environment to which I could relate. Now, I have a wider array of stories to introduce to […]
A Grain of Rice by Nhung N. Tran-Davies has been included on the CCBC March reading list. Read more here.
Maison Rouge: Memories of a Childhood in War has received very positive reviews from Quill and Quire as well as Kirkus. Kirkus praises the book for its thoughtful approach to loss and triumph: “Neither boastfulness nor bitterness shadow Juma’s narrative as she describes her family’s comfortable prewar status and subsequent losses. In a dignified tone […]
Tradewind title Seeking Refuge by author Kathryn E. Shoemaker and illustrator Irene N. Watts has been featured in the Canadian Museum of Human Rights’ list of eight graphic novels that tell compelling stories about injustice, activism and hope. Read the full story here.
Tradewind title Boonoonoonous Hair by Olive Senior is included in the 2020 Annual African American Literature Read-In Week Recommended Book List. You can download the list here.
Tradewinds title When Morning Comes by Arushi Raina has been recommended for the Canadian Children’s Book Centre’s February Reading List in celebration of Black History Month. Read all about it here.