Finding Their Way: Courage, Perseverance and the Search for Identity in Books for Young People
May 28 at 5pm
Join us live to hear from a selection of the finalists for the 2020 GGBooks Young People’s Literature Awards, as they come together for a conversation in anticipation of the winners announcement on June 1. Panelists will join CBC Books’ Ryan B. Patrick to discuss how their protagonists demonstrate courage, perseverance and openness to new experiences as they discover who they are and how they belong.
Moderator: Ryan B. Patrick
Colleen Nelson, Harvey Holds His Own (Text Category)
Jordan Scott, I Talk Like a River (Illustrated Category)
Rebecca Thomas, Swift Fox All Along (Illustrated Category)
Check out the full schedule of TIFA’s exclusive event series featuring the 2020 GGBooks Young People’s Literature Awards finalists here.
This event is organized in collaboration with the Canada Council for the Arts to celebrate the Governor General’s Literary Awards.