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David Bouchard

British Columbia's best-selling author and most sought-after public speaker has presented to hundreds of thousands of educators, parents and students the world over. This former teacher and principal of 28 years champions literacy. His message is spelled out in his best selling books The Gift of Reading and For the Love of Reading.
"The greatest gift we can give our children is the gift of reading and there is no magic in giving it. There is no toy or program that will do the job for us. It takes time, commitment and most of all, fire. We cannot hope to light a fire in the hearts of others without a fire burning in our own. Light and stoke yours, then spread the flame fast and furious. Let literacy be your legacy."
Bouchard outlines individual roles and responsibilities in ascertaining that all children are given the gift of reading. He inspires like none other and leaves his listeners with a concrete plan and the rejuvenation needed to face literacy issues head on.
Born and raised on the Canadian prairie, the author of over twenty five best selling books now lives in British Columbia with his wife Vicki and their combined family of seven.
David Bouchard's books have won several prestigious awards, among them: the Governor General's Award for The Song Within My Heart in 2004 and the Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry award for Voices From the Wild in 1997. If You're not from the Prairie is listed on MacLean's list of the Top Twenty Children's books in the history of Canada.
You can access his web page at www.davidbouchard.com.

 

Books by David Bouchard

Meet Your Family

by (author) David Bouchard
illustrated by Kristy Cameron

Recontre ta famille

by (author) David Bouchard
illustrated by Kristy Cameron

On Apprend du soleil

by (author) David Bouchard
illustrated by Kristy Cameron
translated by Marie-Christine Payette

We Learn from the Sun Teacher Lesson Plan

by (author) David Bouchard
illustrated by Kristy Cameron
edited by Medicine Wheel Education

We Learn from the Sun

by (author) David Bouchard
illustrated by Kristy Cameron
edited by Allison Parker

Nokum Is My Teacher

by (author) David Bouchard
illustrated by Allen Sapp

The Song Within My Heart

by (author) David Bouchard
illustrated by Allen Sapp
by (composer) Northern Cree

Dreamcatcher and the Seven Deceivers

by (author) David Bouchard
illustrated by Kristy Cameron

Seven Sacred Teachings

by (author) David Bouchard & Joseph Martin
illustrated by Kristy Cameron

Sous la Lune de Corbeau

by (author) David Bouchard
illustrated by Andy Everson

Beneath Raven Moon

by (author) David Bouchard
illustrated by Andy Everson

I am Raven

A Story of Discovery

by (author) David Bouchard
illustrated by Andy Everson

The First Flute

Whowhoahyahzo Tohkohya

by (author) David Bouchard
by (composer) Jan Michael Looking Wolf
illustrated by Don Oelze

The Song Within My Heart (French Edition)

by (author) David Bouchard & Allen Sapp

Voices From the Wild

An Animal Sensagoria

by (author) David Bouchard
illustrated by Ron Parker

Rainbow Crow

Nagweyaabi-Aandeg

by (author) David Bouchard
illustrated by David Jean
lyrics by Manantial

Cornielle Arc-en-ciel

Nagweyaabi-Aandeg

by (author) David Bouchard
illustrated by David Jean

Secret of Your Name

French Edition

by (author) David Bouchard
illustrated by Dennis Weber
by (composer) John Arcand

The Secret of Your Name

by (author) David Bouchard
illustrated by Dennis Weber
by (composer) John Arcand

Nuits de pow-wow

by (author) David Bouchard & Pam Aleekuk
illustrated by Leonard Paul
performed by (orchestra, band, ensemble) Buffy Sainte-Marie

Long Powwow Nights

by (author) David Bouchard & Pam Aleekuk
illustrated by Leonard Paul
performed by (orchestra, band, ensemble) Buffy Sainte-Marie

The Drum Calls Softly

by (author) David Bouchard & Shelley Willier
illustrated by Jim Poitras

An Aboriginal Carol

by (author) David Bouchard
illustrated by Moses Beaver
vocal soloist Susan Aglukark

Nokum: Ma Voix et Mon Coeur

With CD

by (author) David Bouchard
illustrated by Allen Sapp

That's Hockey

by (author) David Bouchard
illustrated by Dean Griffiths

Fairy

by (author) David Bouchard
illustrated by Dean Griffiths

The Gift of Reading

by (author) David Bouchard & Wendy Sutton

If You're Not from the Prairie...

by (author) David Bouchard & Henry Ripplinger

Barnyard Bestiary

by (author) David Bouchard
illustrated by Kimball Allen

Prairie Born

by (author) David Bouchard
illustrated by Peter Shostak