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Forest of Reading 2020

Congratulations to all the nominees for this program, administered by the Ontario Library Association.

by Kerry Clare · Tagged ola, kids books, award nominees

Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster

by (author) Jonathan Auxier

Be Prepared!

The Frankie MacDonald Guide to Life, the Weather, and Everything

by (author) Frankie MacDonald & Sal Sawler


by (author) Rachel Poliquin
illustrated by Nicholas John Frith

Extreme Abilities

Amazing Human Feats and the Simple Science Behind Them

by (author) Galadriel Watson
by (artist) Cornelia Li

Follow Your Stuff

Who Makes It, Where Does It Come From, How Does It Get to You?

by (author) Kevin Sylvester & Michael Hlinka

Hayley Wickenheiser (Amazing Hockey Stories)

by (author) Lorna Schultz Nicholson
illustrated by D.A. Bishop


The Towers in the World and the World in the Towers

by (author) Katerina Cizek
adapted by Kristy Woudstra


Real-World Robots Inspired by Humans

by (author) Helaine Becker
illustrated by Alex Ries

Killer Style

How Fashion Has Injured, Maimed, and Murdered Through History

by (author) Alison Matthews-David & Serah-Marie McMahon
illustrated by Gillian Wilson

My River

Cleaning up the LaHave River

by (author) Anne Laurel Carter & Stella Bowles

Too Young to Escape

A Vietnamese Girl Waits to be Reunited with Her Family

by (author) Van Ho & Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch

Call of the Wraith

by (author) Kevin Sands

A Grain of Rice

by (author) Nhung N. Tran-Davies

No Fixed Address

by (author) Susin Nielsen


by (author) Kyo Maclear
illustrated by Byron Eggenschwiler


by (author) Pam Withers

Surviving the City

by (author) Tasha Spillett
illustrated by Natasha Donovan & Donovan Yaciuk

The Unteachables

by (author) Gordon Korman

The Beauty of the Moment

by (author) Tanaz Bhathena

Comics Will Break Your Heart

A Novel

by (author) Faith Erin Hicks

Crown of Feathers

by (author) Nicki Pau Preto

The Love and Lies of Rukhsana Ali

by (author) Sabina Khan

Synchro Boy

by (author) Shannon McFerran

We Contain Multitudes

by (author) Sarah Henstra

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