Stonewall Awards 2017

I was at the Stonewall Awards at ALA Chicago yesterday! It was such an amazing morning… here are my remarks for those who wanted to be there but couldn’t. (I didn’t get through this little speech without getting more than a little teary. So many emotions! Phew. And a room full of the loveliest people […]

Record Breaker Won the Silver Birch Award!!!

I still can’t quite believe it. SO EXCITING! But to backtrack a little… Yesterday was the Festival of Trees in Toronto. For those who don’t know about it, the Festival of Trees is the culmination of the Ontario Library Association’s Forest of Reading program- and it is the largest Canadian literary event for young readers. I live […]