Saskatchewan Children's Writers' Round Robin

Convictions wins 2016 Gold Moonbeams Award

Congratulations to Judith Silverthorne, whose book Convictions has just won a 2016 Gold Moonbeams award in the Historical Fiction/Cultural category! The Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards are intended to bring increased … Continue reading

October 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

3 Robin books in CanLit’s top selections for classrooms

Three books by three Robins have been included in the current #WeHaveDiverseBooks catalogue – an initiative of the Association of Canadian Publishers’ Top Grade: CanLit for the Classroom program. The books … Continue reading

May 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Honouring the Buffalo wins 2016 Next Generation Indie Book Award

Congratulations to Judith Silverthorne and Ray Lavallee, whose book Honouring the Buffalo (illustrated by Mike Keepness) has won one of two first prizes in the 2016 Next Generation Indie Book Awards in the Children’s … Continue reading

May 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Convictions, by Judith Silverthorne

Author: Judith Silverthorne Publisher: Coteau Books Set in 1842 aboard  a convict ship for convicted female prisoners, Convictions follows the story of Jennie, a teenage girl convicted for stealing a … Continue reading

February 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

10 Ships that Rocked the World, by Gillian Richardson

Author: Gillian Richardson Illustrator: Kim Rosen Publisher: Annick Press ISBN: 978-1-55451-781-7   About 10 Ships: Ships have always sailed through human history. Sometimes, they’ve even changed its course. For centures, … Continue reading

December 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Anne Patton and Judith Silverthorne win 2015 Moonbeam Awards!

Congratulations to Anne Patton and Judith Silverthorne, whose books have both been awarded 2015 Moonbeam awards! Anne’s book Through Flood and Fire won a Silver medal in the Pre-Teen Fiction–Historical/Cultural … Continue reading

October 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Through Flood and Fire

Author: Anne Patton Publisher: Coteau Books Release Date: August 2015 Through Flood and Fire is the sequel to Anne’s first Barr Colony Adventure,  Full Steam to Canada! In the first … Continue reading

September 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Rhyme Crimes – What Makes Good Children’s Poetry?

Paula Jane Remlinger‘s talk on writing good children’s poetry is now on YouTube! Paula Jane gave the talk on June 19, 2015 at the Ken Mitchell Library (Saskatchewan Writers Guild … Continue reading

July 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Judith Silverthorne launches Honouring the Buffalo

Judith Silverthorne kicked off her new book, Honoring the Buffalo, with two events in Regina. The first was at Seven Stones Community School on February 24, 2015. She was joined … Continue reading

March 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

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