2019 Forest of Reading® Nominated Titles Announced: Canadian authors and illustrators selected for largest recreational reading program

TORONTO, ON (October 11, 2018) – Ontario Library Association (OLA) is pleased to announce the English and French nominees for the 2019 Forest of Reading program, the largest recreational reading award program in Canada. SEE THE 2019 FOREST OF READING NOMINATED LISTS: accessola.com/forest The program consists of seven award programs distinguished by age group and … Read more

Announcing 2018 Forest of Reading Silver Birch Award Winners!

The votes are in! Over 250,000 children have participated in the Ontario Library Association’s (OLA) annual Forest of Reading program and have helped to choose the best Canadian authors and illustrators of our time. The following awards were presented today at the Toronto Festival of Trees, a “rock star concert for authors” hosted at the … Read more

Announcing Today’s 2018 Forest of Reading Award Winners!

  Announcing Today’s 2018 Forest of Reading Award Winners! The votes are in! Over 250,000 children have participated in the Ontario Library Association’s (OLA) annual Forest of Reading program and have helped to choose the best Canadian authors and illustrators of our time. The following awards were presented today at the Toronto Festival of Trees, a “rock … Read more

THOUSANDS OF CHILDREN AND TEENS CELEBRATE THEIR LOVE OF READING AT THE ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF TREES

Winners of the 2018 Forest of Reading English and French Awards Will Be Announced at Harbourfront Centre   What: Forest of Reading® Festival of Trees welcomes 12,000+ young readers to Harbourfront Centre for workshops with Canada’s best authors and illustrators, lively entertainment and award ceremonies. The three-day event, which is often called a “rock concert of … Read more

They Left Us Everything Chosen as 2016 Forest of Reading® Evergreen Award™ Winner

Adult readers across Ontario vote for the best Canadian fiction/non-fiction >>From the Ontario Library Association NEWS RELEASE   TORONTO, ON (November 10, 2016) – After months of reading the best in Canadian fiction and non-fiction for adults, readers from over 100 Ontario libraries have chosen Plum Johnson’s They Left Us Everything as the 2016 Evergreen … Read more