Posts Tagged ‘Children’s Literature’

May 4: Norma Charles Presents at the Young Authors’ Conference in Kamloops, BC

Monday, March 12th, 2012

School District #73 annually hosts the Young Authors’ Conference for all Grade 4 to Grade 12 students in the Kamloops / Thompson District.

Norma Charles, award-winning author of Run Marco, Run, is honoured to be giving three sessions on “Being an Author” to students in grades 4 to 7.

The conference will be held at at the Thompson Rivers University on May 4, 2012.

November 10: Norma Charles presents “The Golden Age of Middle-Grade Readers is Upon Us,” Toronto, ON

Monday, March 12th, 2012

At the 28th annual CANSCAIP Packaging Your Imagination, children’s author Norma Charles is delighted to present “The Golden Age of Middle-Grade Readers is Upon Us.”

The conference will take place at Victoria College, the University of Toronto on Saturday, November 10, 2012. Registration will begin at 8:15am with speakers starting at 9am. For more details, or to register, please visit the CANSCAIP website.


Norma Charles

Carol Anne Shaw speaks on CHLY 101.7 fm

Monday, March 5th, 2012

Carol Anne Shaw was featured in Leslie Fountain’s book The Passionate Life, which profiles 22 creative, passionate woman of Cowichan Valley. Along with Leslie Fountain and Pipi Tustian, Carol Anne Shaw was interviewed on the radio show “Be the Media” to discus the book and her work. To listen to the interview on Be the Media episode 71 go to the CHLY 101.7 website.

Freedom Bound Book Launch

Monday, March 5th, 2012

Award winning author, Jean Rae Baxter, launched her new book Freedom Bound in Ontario.

Freedom Bound is the final installment of Jean Rae Baxter’s best-selling young adult trilogy, in which eighteen-year-old Charlotte sails from Canada to Charleston in the beleaguered Thirteen Colonies to join her new husband Nick.

The event was a success with many wonderful readers in attendance. Jean Rae Baxter also had the pleasure of signing books for her fans. Click on the thumbnails below to view images of the book launch.

May 28: School Presentation by Jean Rae Baxter, Vancouver, BC

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

Monday, May 28, Jean Rae Baxter will be giving a talk focusing on Black History at General Gordon Elementary. Her talk will feature her book Freedom Bound.

May 23: School presentation with Jean Rae Baxter, Vancouver, BC

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

On Wednesday, May 23, Jean Rae Baxter will be presenting “Two Nations, One King” to the grade 9 Social Studies classes of York House School.

March 14: Pamela Porter reads at McNally-Robinson bookstore, Saskatoon, SK

Monday, February 20th, 2012

On Wednesday, March 14th, join Pamela Porter as she reads from her newest poetry collection, No Ordinary Place, at McNally-Robinson bookstore in Saskatoon.

Wednesday, March 14
7:30 pm
McNally-Robinson
3130 8th Street East
Saskatoon, SK

June 21: Jean Rae Baxter at Port Hope Public Library’s 100th Anniversary Author Series, Port Hope, ON

Monday, February 20th, 2012

Port Hope Public Library is celebrating it’s 100th Anniversary this coming June with its 100th Anniversary Author Series. Jean Rae Baxter is giving a reading and discussion at “Tea and Books.”

Thursday, June 21, 2:00 pm
Port Hope Public Library
31 Queen Street
Port Hope, Ontario

February 21: School presentation with Jean Rae Baxter at Charles R. Beaudoin, Burlington, ON

Monday, February 20th, 2012

Author Jean Rae Baxter is giving a school presentation at Charles R. Beaudoin Public School on February 21. She will be reading from her newest book, Freedom Bound.

9:00 am – 10:00 am
4313 Clubview Drive
Burlington, Ontario

February 25: Pamela Porter reads at the Galiano Literary Festival, Galiano Island, BC

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

On Saturday, February 25th, Pamela Porter reads from her new poetry collection, No Ordinary Place, with George Bowering at the Galiano Literary Festival at 4:30 pm.

Galiano Literary Festival
February 24-26
Galiano Island, BC