A Year in the Life of PRIDE

My Pride book turns ONE today! And it has been such an exciting and interesting year. So much learning and so many amazing new people in my life because of PRIDE. So happy birthday, little book! And as if to help celebrate, these newly printed copies arrived in my mail box today- complete with shiny […]

Talking Pride With BC Students

I’m heading out in a couple of days on the BC Book Prizes Tour! I’ll be visiting grade 4-7 classes at schools in Harrison Hotsprings, Kamloops, Revelstoke, Castlegar, Nelson and Rossland. So excited to talk about my Pride book with more kids and teachers across the province: It is always encouraging to see the work […]

Books, Resistance and Hope

It’s been a truly amazing couple of weeks for my Pride book. And while authors are, obviously, always happy to see their books do well, this book is especially close to my heart and seeing it be so well-received makes me happier than I can say.¬†Against a backdrop of rising racism, islamophobia, sexism, ableism, homophobia […]

Celebrating Pride

I’ve had three launches for Pride over the last two weeks (in Victoria, Toronto and Hamilton) and I wanted to share a few of the highlights… The kids who stood up and took the mic to share what Pride meant to them. I loved every word they said, and I get teary at the memory. […]

PRIDE on the road!

In a few days time, I am taking PRIDE on the road! I’ll be launching my newest book, PRIDE: CELEBRATING DIVERSITY AND COMMUNITY in both Toronto and Hamilton. If you are in one of those cities, please come out and celebrate with me! The launches are free events and everyone is welcome– kids, teens and […]