Books

30 books your family can read together

Celebrate Family Literacy Day by reading one of these great Canadian books with the little one(s) in your life.

A family that reads together stays together, we say. Why not start with one of these great books?

Eye of the Crow won the Arthur Ellis Award for Juvenile Crime Fiction. (Penguin Canada/Tundra Books/Penguin Canada)
Barbara Smucker won the Vicky Metcalf Award for Literature for Young People in 1988. (Tundra Book/Penguin Canada/Scholastic)
Virginia Wolf won the Governor General's Literary Award for Young People's Literature (illustrated) in 2012. (Inhabit Media/Kids Can Press/Pan Macmillan)
In 1986, Joy Kogawa was made a Member of the Order of Canada. (Owlkids Books/Fitzhenry & Whiteside/Kids Can Press)
Plain Kate won the 2011 TD Canadian Children's Literature Award. (Scholastic/HarperCollins )
Airborn won the 2004 Governor General's Literary Award for Young People's Literature. (Penguin Canada/HarperCollins/Penguin Canada)
Hana's Suitcase was named the Canadian Library Association's Book of the Year for Children in 2003. (Kids Can Press/Second Story Press)
Hana Hashimoto, Sixth Violin was shortlisted for the 2014 Governor General's Literary Award for Young People's Literature (illustrated). (HarperCollins/Kids Can Press)
Shin-chi's Canoe won the TD Canadian Children's Literature Award in 2009. (Groundwood Books/Kids Can Press)
Fox and Squirrel was shortlisted for the 2014 Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award. (Scholastic)
Robert Munsch says Mortimer was the first story he ever made up. He came up with the idea in 1971 when he was working as a student teacher. (Annick Press/Kids Can Press)
The Man with the Violin won the TD Canadian Children's Literature Award in 2014. (Annick Press/Scholastic)

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