Forest of Reading 2021

You'll find the Forest of Reading English-language awards videos below. Watch host Ali Hassan with young readers and nominated authors in Canada's largest annual literary festival for youth – all brought together by the Ontario Library Association and CBC Books!

Each fall, the Ontario Library Association’s Forest of Reading program curates a wide selection of Canadian titles for school-aged children. More than 270,000 students across Canada participate in the program each year, and their votes determine the winners.

To find out more, visit CBC Books and the Forest of Reading.

To watch the French-language awards videos, please visit: www.curio.ca/foretdelalecture.

  • 2020
  • 11 Titles

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CBC Books The Forest of Reading 2021: White Pine Award

The Forest of Reading's White Pine Award offers teens of all ages the opportunity to read the best of Canada's recent young adult fiction titles. This program promotes reading for enjoyment and familiarizes teenagers with great Canadian books. The 2021 nominees include: – Break in Case of Emergency by Brian Francis – Charming As A Verb by Ben Philippe– Fan the Fame by ...
  • 2021
  • 00:21:21
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/17/2021

CBC Books The Forest of Reading 2021: White Pine Award Winner – Tanaz Bhathena, Hunted by the Sky

The Forest of Reading award ceremony host Ali Hassan interviews Tanaz Bhathena after her exciting win of the 2021 White Pine Award for her title, Hunted by the Sky (published by Penguin Teen Canada).
  • 2021
  • 00:20:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/19/2021

CBC Books The Forest of Reading 2021: Yellow Cedar Award

Ten Canadian books are finalists for the 2021 Yellow Cedar Award, which celebrates non-fiction books for readers in Grades 4-8, ages 9-14.The 2021 nominees include:– The Boreal Forest: A Year In The World’s Largest Land Biome by 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, ...
  • 2021
  • 00:24:11
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/19/2021