Thinking Books, Not Tidy Books
A recommended reading list by Jessie Jones, whose The Fool is a finalist for the A.M. Klein Prize for Poetry at the QWF Literary Awards.
New Picture Books + Classroom Ideas
You are never too old for picture books. I found a renewed interest in picture books while taking a course in children’s literature at university. As …
Giller Prize Special: The Chat with Angelique Lalonde
We're pleased to share this Chat with Angelique Lalonde, a 2021 Scotiabank Giller Prize finalist for her short story collection Glorious Frazzled Beings …
Powerful Stories That Matter
A recommended reading list by the author of new novel Stella's Carpet.
Giller Prize Special: The Chat with Cheluchi Onyemelukwe-Onuobia
Next up in our special coverage of the 2021 Scotiabank Giller Prize is Cheluchi Onyemelukwe-Onuobia, whose novel The Son of the House (Dundurn) is a finalist. …
Giller Prize Special: The Chat with Omar El Akkad
Omar El Akkad's novel, What Strange Paradise (McClelland & Stewart), is a 2021 Scotiabank Giller Prize finalist.
Notes from a Children's Librarian: The Power of Oral Language
Books on stuttering, speech writing, the loss of indigenous language, and the power of speaking up.
Shattering Effects: Living With Violence and War
A recommended reading list by the author of Peacekeeper's Daughter: A Middle East Memoir.
Love Stories: A People and Planet Affair
A recommended reading list by Arno Kopecky, whose latest book is The Environmentalist's Dilemma
A Note of Appreciation: Ontario Public Library Week
Anyone who works in a library will undoubtedly have stories to tell about memorable items dropped off in book return chutes — in addition to books. …