Thursday, September 25, 2014

Next Meeting: Monday, October 20th 2014

Victoria Children’s Literature Roundtable Monday, October 20, 7:30-8:30 pm Saanich Centennial Branch, Greater Victoria Public Library, 3110 Tillicum Road (by Pearkes Arena) Doors open at 7:00: Browse books for sale by School House Teaching Supplies

Everyone Welcome!
$5 drop-in. Members FREE (Memberships $25/year). Pay at the door.

Special Guest:  Author Michelle Mulder

How do you create engaging and informative books for young people? Join award-winning author Michelle Mulder as she shares her process from research to polished publication.  Michelle is the author of a dozen books for young people, including picture books, junior fiction and several nonfiction books in the Orca Footprints collection.  This presentation will focus on Pedal It! How Bicycles are Changing the World, a passionate narrative about the power of pedaling, both locally and globally.

ALSO: Vote for the 2014 Children’s Literature Roundtables of Canada Information Book Award

2014 Finalists:
•    Before the World Was Ready: Stories of Daring Genius in Science  by Claire Eamer. (Annick Press) •    Follow Your Money by Kevin Sylvester and Michael Hlinka. (Annick Press) •    Looks Like Daylight by Deborah Ellis. (Groundwood Books) •    Pay It Forward Kids: Small Acts, Big Change  by Nancy Runstedler.(Fitzhenry & Whiteside) •    Pedal It! How Bicycles are Changing the World by Michelle Mulder. (Orca Book Publishers)