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 […]

Who Wants a Copy of Pride?

I’m giving away ten copies of my book, PRIDE: CELEBRATING DIVERSITY AND COMMUNITY. You probably know how this works- but if you haven’t entered a Goodreads giveway before, it is super easy to do. Just follow the link below! And if you want to read a bit more about the book, check out the early […]

First Review for PRIDE!

I’m always rather anxious during that time period between  advance copies going out and the first review of my newest book appearing. That’s been even more true with my book about Pride- because it is about our beautiful, diverse and complicated LGBTQ community, and it feels so important for young readers and so personal for me, and […]

I’m Going to Quebec!

I am so thrilled to announce that I’ll be spending a week in Quebec this spring, visiting schools and talking to kids and teens as part of the TD Canadian Children’s Book Week Tour! I am particularly happy to be going to Quebec, since– other than a grade eight school trip to Quebec City — I […]