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Youth Book Corner: February 2020

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.

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Youth Book Corner: January Recommendations

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?

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Youth Book Corner: Awards Review

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.

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Youth Book Corner: September Recommendations

Our Outreach Coordinator Leena Desai shares must-read youth books by authors participating in this year’s Vancouver Writers Fest, from October 21-27.

Birdsong
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.

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