The Canadian Children's Book Centre (CCBC) is a national, not-for-profit organization dedicated to encouraging, promoting and supporting the reading, writing, illustrating and publishing of Canadian books for young readers.

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Why Should We Support Independent Bookstores?

by Kirsti Granholm

In a world becoming increasingly saturated with large corporations and online businesses, it is hard to see why someone wouldn’t support a locally owned book store.

Yes, online retailers...

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Your Father’s Day Reading List

by Kirsti Granholm

What will you be doing to celebrate your father, grandfather, uncles, cousins and guardians this Father’s Day? At the CCBC, we think the best way to celebrate...

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Canadian Children’s Books That Made It to The Big Screen

By Kirsti Granholm

Hollywood has dominated the film industry for decades and is internationally recognized as the film industries hub. The major success of American movies could be a contributing factor...

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An Introduction to This Place: 150 Years Retold, foreword by Alicia Elliot

by Kirsti Granholm

As I was reading, I thought about the idea of an apocalypse, or the end of the world as we know it. Indigenous Read more >

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We the North – A Raptors Fan Reading List

We’ve got basketball on the brain lately now that the Toronto Raptors are in the NBA finals. Hockey might be Canada’s favourite pastime, but basketball was invented by Canadian James...

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No Fixed Address Wins 2019 IODE Violet Downey Book Award for Children’s Literature

Susin Nielsen, author of No Fixed Address, has been awarded...

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