The 2017/2018 Red Cedar nominees for Information are…

5 Giraffes by Anne Innis Dagg (Fitzhenry and Whiteside) Adrift at Sea: A Vietnamese Boy’s Story of Survival by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch with Tuan Ho (pajamapress) All the Dirt: A History of Getting Clean by Katherine Ashenburg (Annick) Deep Roots: How Trees Sustain Our Planet by Nikki Tate (Orca) Diwali: Festival of Lights by Rina […]

The 2017/18 Red Cedar Nominees for Fiction are…

Book Uncle and Me by Uma Krishnaswami  (Anansi/Groundwood) The Case of the Girl in Grey by Jordan Stratford (Knopf) Dear Canada: These Are My Words by Ruby Slipperjack (Scholastic) Everyday Hero by Kathleen Cherry (Orca) Heart of a Champion by Ellen Schwartz (Tundra) Howard Wallace, P.I by Casey Lyall (Sterling) Look Out for the Fitzgerald-Trouts […]

Jennifer Mook-Sang will be in B.C. in Spring 2017!

Jennifer Mook-Sang will be attending the Red Cedar Awards on May 6, 2017 and would love to visit area schools and libraries while she’s in B.C. She will be in the Vancouver Area from May 1-6th and on Vancouver Island in the vicinity of Nanaimo from May 8-10th. Jennifer’s humorous middle-grade novel Speechless (Scholastic) has […]

Red Cedar Award Gala 2016!!

Red Cedar Book Awards — 2016 Winners & 2017 Nominees The Red Cedar Awards Gala 2016 was a resounding success! More than 200 people attended the Gala in Vancouver, which featured presentations by young readers & nominees, door prizes donated by Kidsbooks, and a book signing after-party with official bookseller Kidsbooks. We also announced the 2016 […]

Red Cedar Gala 2015

With the 2016 Red Cedar Gala just around the corner, we’re taking a look back at some of the highlights from the 2015 Red Cedar Gala! From fantastic guest speakers to yummy treats, last year’s gala had something for everybody. We can’t wait for this year’s gala! Stay tuned to the Red Cedar blog for […]

Abbotsford Christian School interviews Kevins Sands, Author of Mark of the Plague

Where did you get your idea to write about a boy in the Middle Ages? [Note: It’s actually the Age of Exploration—Middle Ages ends in the 15th century] From my research. I chose 1660s London specifically because it was such a rich time of plots, conspiracies, and secrets, as enemies struggled against each other for […]

Kathleen Cherry, Author of Everyday Hero Visits BC Schools

Recently Kathleen Cherry, Red Cedar-nominated author of Everyday Hero had the opportunity to work with students in the Red Cedar Club at Spruceland Elementary School and also to present to several classes at Southridge Elementary School.  She is very enthusiastic about the experience, saying it was “So exciting to witness the student’s enthusiasm for books […]

Important Dates for Red Cedar Readers

It’s almost time to vote for your winner.  Children can cast their vote for the Red Cedar Book Award winner from April 19-30. We’re very excited that the Red Cedar Awards Gala for 2018 will be Sunday, June 3 in Vancouver.  Come meet other young readers, present short skits on your favorite book, listen to […]