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The Forest of Reading 2021

Congratulations to the 2021 School-Aged Forest of Reading Award Nominees! Missing from our list is BE YOU, by Peter H, Reynolds, and THE PROUDEST BLUE, by Ibtihaj Muhammad with S.K. Ali, Illustrated by Hatem Aly (Blue Spruce); Ember and the Ice Dragons, Written by Heather Fawcett; Shirley & Jamila Save Their Summer, Written and Illustrated by Gillian Goerz (Silver Birch); A Treason of Thorns, Written by Laura E. Weymouth (Red Maple); Charming As A Verb, Written by Ben Philippe; Fan the Fame, Written by Anna Priemaza; Like a Love Story, Written by Abdi Nazemian;

by Kerry Clare

Music for Tigers

by (author) Michelle Kadarusman

Boreal Forest, The

A Year in the World’s Largest Land Biome

by (author) L.E. Carmichael
illustrated by Josée Bisaillon

An Earthling's Guide to Outer Space

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Black Holes, Dwarf Planets, Aliens, and More

by (author) Bob McDonald

Gone is Gone

Wildlife Under Threat

by (author) Isabelle Groc
foreword by Jane Goodall

Hawks Kettle, Puffins Wheel

And Other Poems of Birds in Flight

by (author) Susan Vande Griek
illustrated by Mark Hoffmann

It Began With a Page

How Gyo Fujikawa Drew the Way

by (author) Kyo Maclear
illustrated by Julie Morstad

One Earth

People of Color Protecting Our Planet

by (author) Anuradha Rao


A Celebration through Song and Dance

by (author) Karen Pheasant-Neganigwane

Science Comics: Crows

Genius Birds

by (author) Kyla Vanderklugt


How and Why Stuff Gets Popular

by (author) Kira Vermond & Clayton Hanmer

Under Pressure

The Science of Stress

by (author) Tanya Lloyd Kyi
illustrated by Marie-Ève Tremblay


by (author) Kenneth Oppel

Broken Strings

by (author) Eric Walters & Kathy Kacer

Dragon Assassin

by (author) Arthur Slade

If I Go Missing

by (author) Brianna Jonnie
with Nahanni Shingoose
illustrated by Neal Shannacappo

The Other Side

by (author) Heather Camlot

The Rise and Fall of Derek Cowell

by (author) Valerie Sherrard

Safe Harbour

by (author) Christina Kilbourne

Sara and the Search for Normal

by (author) Wesley King

Yara's Spring

by (author) Jamal Saeed & Sharon E. McKay

Break in Case of Emergency

A Novel

by (author) Brian Francis

Frying Plantain

by (author) Zalika Reid-Benta

He Must Like You

by (author) Danielle Younge-Ullman

Hunted by the Sky

by (author) Tanaz Bhathena

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