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Forest of Reading

The Forest of Reading is Canada's largest recreation reading program! It helps celebrate Canadian books, publishers, authors and illustrators and more than 250,000 participate annually from their school or public library.  The Ontario Library Association offers eight reading programs to encourage a love of reading in people of all ages. 

The 2015 Forest of Reading Award Winners are:


book cover image: the day my mom came to kindergarten




The Day My Mom Came to Kindergarten - Blue Spruce Award
Mauree Fegus, Illustrated by Mike Lowery                                        


book cover image: kung pow chicken let's get cracking
Kung Pow Chicken: Let's Get Cracking  - Silver Birch Express Award
Cyndi Marko                                


book cover image: the last train a holocaust story



The Last Train: A Holocaust Story
  -  Red Maple Non-Fiction Award
Rona Arato                     



book cover image: the rule of three




The Rule of Three
  - Red Maple Fiction Award
Eric Walters


book cover image:  Rush




- White Pine Award
Eve Silver                                       



book cover image: the night gardener




The Night Gardener
  -  Silver Birch Fiction Award
Jonathan Auxier   



book cover image: How I conqured lake ontario to help kids battling cancer




How I Conquered Lake Ontario to Help Kids Battling Cancer
  -  Silver Birch Award
Annaleiser Carr, Deborah Ellis


la plus grosse poutine




La plus grosse poutine du monde
  -  Le Prix Tamarac Award
Andree Poulin


book cover image: Guiby - Une odeur de soufre




Guiby - Une odeur de soufre 
-  Le Prix Tamarac Express Award



book cover image: Le voleur de couche




Le voleur de couche -  Le Prix Peuplier Award
Nadia Sevigny