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Projects of the Canadian Children`s Book Centre

TD Canadian Children’s Book Week

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Illustration_by_Barbara_Reid_for_Book_Week_2008TD Canadian Children’s Book Week is the largest celebration of Canadian books for young people in Canada. Each November, authors, illustrators and storytellers visit communities throughout the country to share the delights of Canadian children’s books. Book Week reaches over 35,000 children and teens in schools and libraries [ ... ]  

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TD Grade One Book Giveaway Program

http: / / www.bookcentre.ca / bookgiveaway2010

Since 2000, in cooperation with ministries of education, school boards and library organizations across Canada — the CCBC has given every Grade One student a free Canadian children’s book. The book is to be taken home by each child to keep and to read with their parents. This far-reaching annual book giveaway program, which provides over 500,000 books to Grade One children across Canada, is fully funded by a bank. The coordination of the TD Grade One Book Giveaway Program is done by the Canadian [ ... ]  

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Book Awards in Canada

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The great achievements of Canadian authors and illustrators are being recognized through four book awards.
The Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction for Young People is awarded annually to reward excellence in the writing of an outstanding work of historical fiction for young readers.
The Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award, established in 2006, honours excellence in the illustrated picture book format. To be eligible, the book must be an original work in English, aimed at children aged [ ... ]  

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