Middle of Nowhere is on the shortlist for the Canadian Library Association’s 2013 Children’s Book of the Year Award! The citation reads: “This prestigious award honours a book by a Canadian author, published in Canada in 2012, that is designed to appeal to readers aged 12 and younger. Given the wealth of extraordinary children’s writers in Canada, choosing the winner can be a phenomenal task. This year the Award committee received 172 books; ultimately, 43 of these were long‐listed for thorough reading and review.” Read the list of all the nominated titles here.
Kids' Books I Love / Books I Loved as a Kid
One of the best things about being a writer for children is the excuse it gives me to read children’s books. I confess that I often enjoy reading children’s books a lot more than adult books. I also love to … Continue reading