CBC Books The Forest of Reading 2021: Blue Spruce Award Must-See

CBC Books The Forest of Reading 2021: Blue Spruce Award Must-See

The Forest of Reading's Blue Spruce Award brings recently published Canadian children's picture books to children between the ages of 4 and 7 (Junior Kindergarten to Grade 2). For many children, this is their first introduction to the world of books. This award promotes reading for enjoyment and begins to develop a child’s skill in evaluating a picture book based on story, text and pictures.

The 2021 nominees include:
– Bad Dog by Mike Boldt
– Be You! by Peter H. Reynolds
– Boxitects by Kim Smith
– Fast Friends by Heather M. O’Connor, illustrated by Claudia Dávila
– Going Up! by Sherry J. Lee, illustrated by Charlene Chua
– Grandmother School by Rina Singh, illustrated by Ellen Rooney
– My Day with Gong Gong by Sennah Yee, illustrated by Elaine Chen
– The Proudest Blue: A Story of Hijab and Family by Ibtihaj Muhammad with S.K. Ali, illustrated by Hatem Aly
– Salma the Syrian Chef by Danny Ramadan, illustrated by Anna Bron
– The Truth About Wind by Hazel Hutchins and Gail Herbert, illustrated by Dušan Petričić

  • 2021
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  • 5-8
  • Added on: 05/17/2021

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