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Snowed In

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GGBooks Special: The Chat with David Robertson & Julie Flett

by Trevor Corkum

Next up in our GGBooks coverage here on The Chat, we speak to David Robertson and Julie Flett, whose picture book On the Trapline (Tundra Books) is the …

New Picture Books + Classroom Ideas

by Spencer Miller

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 …

No Shortcuts: Reflections on Writing the Text of Two at the Top: A Shared Dream of Everest

by Uma Krishnaswami

Uma Krishnaswami on the remarkable story of her latest picture book, Two At the Top: A Shared Dream of Everest

Most Anticipated: Our Fall 2021 Books for Young Readers Preview

by 49thShelf Staff

New books by Andrew Larsen, Cherie Dimaline, Jo Ellen Bogart, Wab Kinew, Eric Walters, the Fan Brothers, and so much more great stuff.

Notes from a Children’s Librarian: Satisfying Endings

by Julie Booker

How do you create a sense of satisfaction in a story’s finale? The following books pull it off!

The Chat with GG's Literature Award Winners The Fan Brothers

by Trevor Corkum

We continue our special coverage of this year’s Governor General's Literature Award winners in conversation with the acclaimed Fan Brothers (Terry Fan, …

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Wordless Picture Books

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Notes from a Children's Librarian: Stories for Asian Heritage Month

by Julie Booker

Great picture books celebrating Asian heritage.

What the Kite Saw: Stories of Children and Crisis

by Anne Laurel Carter

"Children have their own unique ways of facing a crisis. Yes, they need protecting, but they are also resilient. They have inner resources, spunk and …

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