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Summer Days, Starry Nights Shortlisted for the 2015 Red Maple Award

I could not be more thrilled to be among the fantastic writers on the 2015 Red Maple Award list. The OLA Forest of Reading is one of the largest children's choice award programs in Canada and attending the Forest of Trees ceremony in Toronto is one of my favourite days of the year. If you… Continue reading Summer Days, Starry Nights Shortlisted for the 2015 Red Maple Award

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Author About Town! Upcoming Events

The fall literary season may be over but that doesn't mean the fun has to stop! My dance card is full of great upcoming events: First up, Family Literacy Day on January 27th. I will be hosting a workshop at a YMCA in Toronto in conjunction with ABC Literacy For Life. Books are just the beginning… Continue reading Author About Town! Upcoming Events

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See you at OLA!

This week is the annual Ontario Library Assoication super conference, a magical four day event that I have always wanted to attend. I would practically salivate when my librarian friends would recount their adventures at OLA and now I get to go! So naturally there is a province wide snow "alert." It's going to take a… Continue reading See you at OLA!