Forest in the Media

The Forest of Reading is an exciting program and has received a lot of media attention, including coverage by major media outlets, such as the Globe and Mail, the National Post, CTV News, Global News, Toronto Star, CBC, CHOQ FM, L’Express, and Le Métropolitan.

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Heather Smith, Eric Walters, and Kevin Sylvester receive multiple Forest of Reading nominations
Quill & Quire
October 11, 2018

Festival of Trees shines celebrity spotlight on children’s authors
The Globe and Mail

Sept. 4, 2018

Central Manitoulin Public School named Battle of the Books champs
The Manitoulin Expositor
May 23, 2018

The Sudbury Star The Forest of Reading at Sudbury's libraries
The Sudbury Star
May 20, 2018

Live Broadcast from the Festival of Trees
May 18, 2018

Festival of Trees 2018
The Canadian Children’s Book Centre
May 17, 2018

The 2018 Forest Festival of Trees draws a big crowd of young readers
Quill and Quire
May 16, 2018

Our Lady of Fatima School participated in nation-wide Forest of Reading Program
Eliot Lake Standard
May 9, 2018

Library events encourage literacy in exciting ways
Airdrie City View
May 3, 2018

Ma branche préférée » le livre pour enfants qualifié au Prix Peuplier
April 23, 2018

How aware of literary awards are Canadian book buyers?
BookNet Blog
April 4, 2018

LIBRARY LINE: Battle of the Books for youth
The Intelligencer
April 2, 2018

News from the North: March 2018
Publishers Weekly
March 15, 2018

Throw everything on the page and go from there': Wesley King on why writing is like a treasure hunt
CBC Books
March 14, 2018

Richardson to read at Mission Library
Mission City Record
March 9, 2018

Cherie Dimaline: Hopes and dreams in the apocalypse
The Toronto Star
November 6, 2017

Cherie Dimaline wins the $50,000 Kirkus Prize for YA lit
Quill and Quire
November 3, 2017

Why Vikki VanSickle writes for her 11-year-old self  
CBC Books
November 1, 2017

Watts: Sudbury's library a lot more than just books
Sudbury Star
October 22, 2017

Gord Downie, songwriter, dies at 53
Quill and Quire
October 18, 2017

Chris Hadfield, Gord Downie among Forest of Reading's 108 nominees for 2018 awards
CBC Books
October 17, 2017

OLA announces 2018 Forest of Reading nominees
Quill and Quire
October 16, 2017

10th annual Westport Writers Reading Lineup announced
Perth Courier
September 4, 2017

READING BETWEEN THE LINES: Evergreen Award voting takes place in September
Arthur Enterprise News
August 23, 2017

What to read, what to read? Durham kids weigh in on Ontario summer book list
Clarington This Week
July 17, 2017

ADSB students took part in Canada’s largest recreational reading program
Sault Online
May 31, 2017

2017 Forest of Reading winners announced!
CanLit for Canadians
May 19, 2017

Forest of Reading Celebrates Invades Powerade Centre
Brampton Guardian
May 18, 2017

OLA announces 2017 Forest of Reading nominees.
Quill and Quire
October 20, 2016

2017 Forest of Reading Nominated Titles Announced
October 14, 2016
The Canadian Children’s Book Centre

Children's authors ignite creative spark in kids
February 22, 2016

Local students venture into the Forest of Reading
Soo Today
February 22, 2016