Last week, our young readers gathered to vote on their favourite books in Forest of Reading®. They’ve been reading books in their categories since December, and the time finally arrived to choose the winners.
We had students reading in Blue Spruce™, Silver Birch Express™, Silver Birch Fiction™ & Non-Fiction™, and Red Maple. It was an exciting night!
And the winners were:
In the Blue Spruce category for Kindergarten to Grade 2:
In the Silver Birch Express category for Grades 3 & 4, it was a tie:
In the Silver Birch Fiction category, for Grades 5 & 6: THE NEST by Kenneth Oppel (see photo above).
And in the Silver Birch Non-Fiction category for Grades 5 & 6:
And last but not least, our Red Maple Fiction winner for Grades 7 & 8 was another tie:
Congratulations to all of the wonderful Canadian authors and illustrators who were nominated. Now, our votes will be added to those from across Ontario, and the “official” winners will be announced in Toronto in mid-May.
We can’t wait until next year!