Canadian Children’s Book News: Fall Reading

It’s time for fall reading! Published quarterly, our magazine Canadian Children’s Book News reviews books, interviews authors and illustrators, includes annotated reading lists, informs and updates readers about issues affecting children’s education and reading, and provides information and news about the world of children’s books in Canada.

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Picture Books


written and illustrated by Lori Doody
Running the Goat Books & Broadsides, 2021



Hello, Dark
written by Wai Mei Wong
illustrated by Tamara Campeau
Pajama Press, 2021



On the Trapline
written by David A. Robertson
illustrated by Julie Flett
Tundra Books, 2021



Show Us Where You Live, Humpback
written by Beryl Young
illustrated by Sakika Kikuchi
Greystone Kids, 2021


Junior & Intermediate Fiction



Guardians of Porthaven
written by Shane Arbuthnott
Orca Book Publishers, 2021





written by Gordon Korman
Scholastic Press, 2021





 Then and There Here and Where
written by Esabella Strickland and Michael Strickland
Gen Z Publishing, 2021





Sorry for Your Loss
written by Joanne Levy
Orca Book Publishers, 2021






written by Sharon Jennings
Red Deer Press, 2021






It Takes Guts: How Your Body Turns Food into Fuel (and Poop)
written by Dr. Jennifer Gardy
illustrated by Belle Wuthrich
Greystone Kids, 2021