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November 29

Virtual book launch for three of our newest publications:

 

 

 

        

 

 

                                                   Fox and Bear                                                  Smash                                                 A Home for Us

If you want to learn more about the creative process for the making of these books click here to listen to the book launch, and use pass code *3*im+3#


November 22

We had a virtual book launch for two of our newest publications:

 

 

 

 

 

                         

 
                                           Anna Maria & Maestro Vivaldi                       and                     Knight of the Rails

If you want to learn more about the creative process for the making of these books click here to listen to the book launch, and use pass code .v7F7$z1


October 14

The 2023 Forest of Reading nominees were announced.

The Forest of Reading is Canada's largest recreational reading program, featuring ten award programs and run by the Ontario Library Association (OLA). Programs are primarily geared towards French and English readers in kindergarten to grade twelve, but do also include programs targeting adult readers and ESL learners. The Forest awards are selected by readers themselves, who choose the winning titles for each award by voting for their favourite books.

Nominated for the Red Maple Award is The Ribbon Leaf by Lori Weber

The Red Maple Award focuses on fiction books for grades 7-8.


September 11


The winners of the 2022 Canadian Children’s Book Centre awards were announced. Congratulations to Harriet Zaidman for winning the Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction for Young People for her novel Second Chances.

The Geoffrey Bilson Award is awarded annually to reward excellence in the writing of an outstanding work of historical fiction for young readers, by a Canadian author, published in the previous calendar year.


The Geoffrey Bilson Award is awarded annually to reward excellence in the writing of an outstanding work of historical fiction for young readers, by a Canadian author, published in the previous calendar year.

Below are a couple of pictures of Harriet giving her acceptance speech:

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June 23

The Saskatchewan Book Award winners were announced today. The winning book in the Children's Literature category was:

 

The Girl with the Cat 

By Beverley Brenna and illustrated by Brooke Kerrigan

 

 


June 16

The Canadian Children's Book Centre announced their Best Books For Kids And Teens for 2022 list. Included on the list are:

 

The Legend

Written by Jean Mills

 

 

 

Second Chances

Written by Harriet Zaidman

 

 

 

A Soft Place to Fall

Written by Tanya Christenson

 

 

 

When You Least Expect It

Written by Lorna Schultz Nicholson

 

 


June 13


When You Least Expect is the winner of the 2022 R. Ross Annett Award for Children's Literature

The Writers Guild of Alberta presents the R. Ross Annett Award annually for excellence in writing by Alberta writers for children.

 

 


April 15

Fitzhenry & Whiteside and Red Deer Press are in the process of moving our offices to 209 Wicksteed Avenue, East York.

The actual move will be happening on April 30, 2022.


April 14

 

When You Least Expect It is a finalist for the 2022 R. Ross Annett Award for Children's Literature

The Writers Guild of Alberta presents the R. Ross Annett Award annually for excellence in writing by Alberta writers for children.


 


April 14

 

 A Soft Place to Fall is a finalist for the 2022 Sheila A Egoff Children's Literature Prize

The Sheila A. Egoff Children's Literature Prize is awarded annually as the BC Book Prize for the best juvenile or young adult novel or work of non-fiction by a resident of British Columbia or the Yukon, Canada.

 


October 14

The 2021 Governor General's Literary Award nominees have been announced. Included in the Young People's Literature – Text category is:

 

 

Unravel by Sharon Jennings

 

 


 

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