Penguin Group Canada - The publisher of the "Our Canadian Girl" Series.
Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan - CW4WA - National Board
Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan – Oakville/Milton/Burlington/Hamilton
Little Women for Little Women
Zero Force - Even One Child Soldier is Too Manywww.zeroforce.org./
A wonderful on line resource for educators
and students wishing to learn more about the Holocaust.
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Holocaust Centre of Toronto
Provides information on Holocaust Education Week in
Toronto. Also provides information on how to book a survivor to speak in your school or library.
IBBY Canada - Canadian Chapter of the International Board on Books
IBBY Canada - An international organization dedicated to supporting access to books for
children in countries that have suffered war, natural disasters, or other kinds of turmoil.
Canadian Children's Book Centre
A national non-profit and charitable organization that
supports and promotes Canadian books for children and teens.
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Books and Writing
Different Drummer Books
Find an Independent Bookseller
The Canadian Children's Book Centre Profiles of authors and illustrators, directories of publishers and organizations, and information on various children's book awards.
The Writers' Union of Canada
A national organization of professional writers that works to advance conditions for all writers and to foster writing in Canada.
A national, professional group for people in the field of children's culture ...
Canadian Forces Artist Program
War Artists Information
Rafal Gerszak is an award-winning Canadian war documentarian and photographer who has been embedded with an American unit in Afghanistan for a year. Rafal and I are working on a young adult book together.
Note: Rafal’s website has some graphic photographs. Not recommended for children under twelve.
Contemporary Hamilton Authors: Hamilton Public Library
Burlington Public Library
Our Canadian Girl series
The Canadian Children's Book Centre (CCBC)
-A national, not-for-profit organization that promotes the reading, writing, and illustrating of Canadian children's books. The CCBC provides programs, resources, materials and activities for teachers, librarians, authors, illustrators, publishers, booksellers, and parents.
National Library of Canada
-Look for "how to write a book".www.ucalgary.ca/~dkbrown/index.html
-A web reference full of children's books, authors and illustrators.
Children's Book Authors and Illustrators
-Resource site children's writers and illustrators.