Today we’re celebrating five 2022 Forest of Reading award nominees!
Congratulations to all our authors and illustrators with nominated titles. You can view the full nominated lists at forestofreading.com.
The Forest of Reading program is organized by the Ontario Library Association.
Blue Spruce Award nominee:
Canadian books for readers in kindergarten to Grade 2
- When We Are Kind by Monique Gray Smith, illustrated by Nicole Neidhardt
Silver Birch Express Award nominees:
Canadian books for readers in Grades 3-4
- Hockey Night in Kenya by Danson Mutinda and Eric Walters, illustrated by Claudia Dávila
- Raymond the Buffalo by Lou Beauchesne, illustrated by Kate Chappell
Yellow Cedar Award nominee:
Canadian books for readers in Grades 5-8, nonfiction
- Finding Home: The Journey of Immigrants and Refugees by Jen Sookfong Lee, illustrated by Drew Shannon
Red Maple Award nominee:
Canadian books for readers in Grades 7-8
- The King of Jam Sandwiches by Eric Walters