Saskatchewan Children's Writers' Round Robin

Racing Home shortlisted for 2014 Willow Awards

Congratulations for Adele Dueck, whose book Racing Home is shortlisted for a 2013 Diamond Willow Award! This is Saskatchewan’s Reader’s Choice Award, and teachers and librarians must submit their students’ … Continue reading

March 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Robins Picture Books shortlisted for 2014 Sask Book Awards

Two picture books by Robins have been nominated for the 2014 Saskatchewan Book Awards in the SaskEnergy Children’s Book Category. These are Dear Flyary, by Dianne Young, and Leaving Mr. … Continue reading

February 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

“10 Plants” wins de Bary Science award!

Congratulations to Gillian Richardson, whose book 10 Plants that Shook the World has won the de Bary Children’s Science Book Award for older readers. The award is presented by The American Phytopathological Society, which … Continue reading

January 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

“10 Plants” wins Eureka! award

Congratulations to Gillian Richardson, whose book 10 Plants that Shook the World has won a  Eureka! Nonfiction Award from the California Reading Association.

January 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Jo Bannatyne-Cugnet receives Queen’s Jubilee Medal

Congratulations to Jo Bannatyne-Cugnet and her husband Ken, who both received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in a ceremony at Government House in Regina. They were among 33 … Continue reading

December 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

Prairie Alphabet in Saskatchewan Time Capsule

A Prairie Alphabet, the bestselling and much-loved book written by Jo Bannatyne-Cugnet and illustrated by Yvette Moore, will be read again a hundred years from now! The book was recently … Continue reading

November 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

Adele Dueck’s Racing Home wins 2012 Saskatchewan Book Award!

Congratulations to Adele Dueck, whose novel Racing Home won the 2012 Saskatchewan Book Award in the Children’s Literature Category! Erik wanted to stay in Norway, but his mother’s new husband, … Continue reading

May 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

Alison Lohans, 2012 Woman of Distinction!

Congratulations to Alison Lohans, who was selected as the YWCA Woman of Distinction in the Arts Category! Alison certainly deserves this award; she has published 25 children’s books, has mentored, … Continue reading

May 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

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