FIRST NATION PUBLIC LIBRARIES

FIRST NATION COMMUNITIES READ AWARDS

First Nation Communities READ Awards 2020/21


Press Release!


Toronto September 24, 2020 – First Nation Communities READ 2020-2021 announces the selected titles in the Children’s and Young Adult/Adult Categories.  Chosen by a jury of Indigenous librarians from across Ontario, these titles represent the very best of Indigenous literature.  The selected titles will be recognized on-line at the Virtual Word on the Street Festival in Toronto on Sunday, September 27, 2020

Please contact Nancy Cooper for more information.

Shortlist of Nominated Titles
YA/Adult Category
  • Crow Winter by Karen McBride. Published by Harper Collins Publishers Ltd.
  • Chasing Painted Horses by Drew Hayden Taylor. Published by Cormorant Press
  • If I Go Missing by Brianna Jonnie and Nahanni Shingoose. Published by James Lorimer and Company
  • In My Own Moccasins by Helen Knott. Published by University of Regina Press
  • A Mind Spread Out on the Ground by Alicia Elliott. Published by Doubleday Canada

Previous Winners

Click on each year to learn more about the nominees and winners:

Support FNCR

Ways that you and your library can participate in First Nation Communities READ:

  1. Brainstorm with colleagues to identify ways your library can participate in the First Nation Communities Read program.
  2. Make a commitment to participate in, at least, one way.
  3. Display the annual First Nation Communities Read poster if your library is included in a sponsored distribution of it. Or, purchase the poster if your library isn’t included in a sponsored distribution.

Posters


First Nation Communities READ acknowledges the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund for this project

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Contact Us

For assistance with any of our services to First Nations libraries, please contact Nancy Cooper, Library Consultant.