Congratulations to the 2021 School-Aged Forest of Reading Award Nominees! Missing from our list is BE YOU, by Peter H, Reynolds, and THE PROUDEST BLUE, by Ibtihaj Muhammad with S.K. Ali, Illustrated by Hatem Aly (Blue Spruce); Ember and the Ice Dragons, Written by Heather Fawcett; Shirley & Jamila Save Their Summer, Written and Illustrated by Gillian Goerz (Silver Birch); A Treason of Thorns, Written by Laura E. Weymouth (Red Maple); Charming As A Verb, Written by Ben Philippe; Fan the Fame, Written by Anna Priemaza; Like a Love Story, Written by Abdi Nazemian;
This is a list by Sue Macartney, who is the author-illustrator of Benjamin’s Blue Feet a story about a little Blue-footed booby coming of age in the Galapagos Islands. Benjamin is already the island’s best treasure spotter. One day he discovers a mirror and is thrilled with his new find until it leads to niggling self-doubt. Through a series of comic attempts to alter his appearance, Benjamin learns some very valuable lessons about who he is and why he is perfect just the way he is.
The Canadian Children’s Book Centre (CCBC) is excited to announce the finalists for the following eight major awards celebrating Canadian books for young people: - See more at: https://bookcentre.ca/news/2020-ccbc-book-awards-shortlists#sthash.lZeTBGBO.dpuf
HGD has some fantastic travel titles highlighting the allure and excitement of international travel and escape. At a time when most adventurers and globe trotters are hunkered down at home and not venturing too far from their community bubbles, readers are undoubtedly looking to escape into books that can transport them to destinations near and far. Here's a list to help every armchair traveller!
Honeybees are the greatest pollinators on the planet. Thanks to their hard work we not only get to indulge nature's sweetest treat - honey - we're also able to grow an abundant and diverse selection of crops for human consumption. Honeybees are amazing!
Looking for quick Canadian reads about cats, dogs, gold hunters, lawmakers, shipwrecks, western Canadian history, and many others subjects? Check out the Amazing Stories from Heritage House Publishing!