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Headshots of Colleen Nelson, Jordan Scott and Rebecca Thomas with pink, orange and red borders

Finding Their Way: Courage, Perseverance and the Search for Identity in Books for Young People

May 28 at 5pm

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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

Panelists:
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.

Toronto International Festival of Authors (TIFA) logo       GG Books & Canada Council for the Arts logo

Headshots of Colleen Nelson, Jordan Scott and Rebecca Thomas with pink, orange and red borders

Related Books

Harvey Holds His Own by Colleen Nelson book cover

Harvey Holds His Own

2020

I Talk Like A River by Jordan Scott book cover

I Talk Like a River

2020

Swift Fox All Along by Rebecca Thomas book cover

Swift Fox All Along

2020

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Finding Their Way: Courage, Perseverance and the Search for Identity in Books for Young People

May 28 at 5pm


Participants

Colleen Nelson headshot with her dog Rosie

Photo credit: Thomas Nelson.

Colleen Nelson

Jordan Scott headshot

Photo credit: Andrew Zawacki.

Jordan Scott

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