Our Outreach Coordinator Leena Desai recommends some wonderful online literary resources that students can use for study or pleasure while practicing social distancing.Read More
Our Outreach Coordinator Leena Desai recommends a wee stab at creative writing for high school students stuck at home and looking for creative ways to use their time.Read More
Our Outreach Coordinator, Leena Desai, discusses the Writers in the Classroom program and looks back on Indigenous author Brett Huson’s visit to Lord Strathcona Elementary in October 2019.Read More
Our Outreach Coordinator Leena Desai shares must-read books from recent releases.
What’s Up, Maloo?
by Genevieve Godbout
If you’re looking for a gorgeously illustrated book about an adorable kangaroo – especially when the Australian kangaroos are fighting for survival against bushfires – look no further then Genevieve Godbout’s What’s Up, Maloo?Read More
Our Outreach Coordinator, Leena Desai, reflects on some of the biggest youth titles of 2019, sharing a few of this year’s most prestigious award-winners.
Stand on the Sky by Erin Bow
This Governor General’s Literary Award-winning novel revolves around a young Kazakh girl named Aisulu, who learns how to fly eagles.
Our Outreach Coordinator Leena Desai shares must-read youth books by authors participating in this year’s Vancouver Writers Fest, from October 21-27.
by Julie Flett
In this picturebook by Cree-Métis author Julie Flett, a young girl feels lonely and out of place when she moves from the country to a small town.Read More