Maison Rouge by author Liliane Leila Juma has received a wonderful review in The Ormsby Review. “Juma’s book ought to be required reading for . . . secondary school students. They would find its brevity and clarity “user friendly.” Their teachers would need to guide them though it well to derive all the benefits it has to offer. […]
Congratulations to Tradewind author Cynthia Nugent for her Chocolate Lily Award nomination for her book Kiddo! See the full list here.
The Indian Summer Festival presents a special read-along session this Saturday at 11 am with some of Canada’s best loved children’s book authors. Join Olive Senior, Paul Yee, Nicola Campbell and Sirish Rao reading aloud from their books in this special 30-minute online event for children 3-6 years old. Read all about it here. Kids […]
Watch the Forest of Reading Red Maple Award ceremony live on Tuesday 16th June at 10 am PDT. Author Nhung Tran-Davies and Fitzhenry & Whiteside read Local BC Tradewind Books. Join the online event here.
Tradewind title Boonoonoonous Hair! by Olive Senior is featured in a list of books to help tackle racism in the Canadian Children’s Book Centre’s blog this week. See the full list here.
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 […]