Check out the awesome trailer created by the Grades 6 to 8 students at Linden Meadows School in Winnipeg, Manitoba for the 2014 Manitoba Young Readers Choice Awards. Tremendous creativity and imagination in bringing the books to life! Great to have Yesterday’s Dead so beautifully rendered!
The 2013 TD Canadian Children’s Literature Awards galas in October were a fantastic celebration of Canadian writing for children and young people. TD and the Canadian Children’s Book Centre did a terrific job making everyone – authors, illustrators, publishers, librarians, jury members and special guests – feel welcome. For this nominated author, seeing the cover of Yesterday’s Dead up on the big screen and hearing the jury’s comments read to the audience was especially thrilling. Check out this year’s winners and make sure you recommend the nominated books to the special young people in your life. We all win when kids are hooked on reading!
On October 15, the Ontario Library Association announced the 2014 Forest of Reading nominees. I’m delighted that Yesterday’s Dead has been nominated in the Silver Birch Fiction Award category for Grades 3 to 6. The Forest of Reading program promotes reading at all ages by featuring Canadian books and authors. Children in participating schools and libraries all over Ontario […]
In early September, the Canadian Children’s Book Centre named Yesterday’s Dead as one of five finalists for the Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction for Young People, one of the 2013 TD Canadian Children’s Literature Awards to be presented on October 22, 2013 in Toronto. We were travelling when I received this exciting news. Being […]