What is the Forest of Reading program?
The Forest of Reading® is Canada's largest recreational reading program! This initiative of the Ontario Library Association (OLA) offers eight reading programs to encourage a love of reading in people of all ages. The Forest helps celebrate Canadian books, publishers, authors and illustrators. More than 250,000 readers participate annually from their School and/or Public Library. All Ontarians/Canadians are invited to participate via their local public library, school library, or individually.
This means that THOUSANDS of kids in Grades 7 & 8 across Ontario (actually, across Canada and beyond) will be reading Fragile Bones and several other awesome Canadian books and then voting for their favourite one.Then, in May, thousands of kids will descend on Harbourfront Centre in Toronto to cheer on the authors as the winners in each category are announced. It's an amazing event, and we can't wait to share the experience with Lorna and her fans.
For more information, visit the Forest of Reading website and follow the various social media updates on the resources and hashtags below.