BOREDOM BUSTERS Nominated for a 2016 Silver Birch Non-Fiction Award!
Congratulations to Caroline Fernandez, whose book Boredom Busters: 50+ Awesome Activities, Recipes, Experiments, and More has been nominated as a 2016 Silver Birch Non-Fiction Award, part of the Forest of Reading® Program through the Ontario Library Association (OLA).
The Forest of Reading® is Canada's largest recreational reading program, and is meant to:
- Develop recognition for Canadian authors and Canadian books,
- Contribute to the financial stability of the Canadian publishing industry,
- Provide teachers, teacher-librarians, librarians, library staff, and parents with a meaningful tool for improving literacy in schools and libraries, and
- Respond to community interest and needs.
This initiative of the OLA offers eight reading programs to encourage a love of reading in young people of all ages. More than 250,000 readers participate annually from their school or public library.
The full list of nominated titles for the 2016 Silver Birch Non-Fiction Award can be found here.