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Headshots of Polly Horvath, Sara Cassidy and Naseem Hrab with pink, orange and red borders

What Makes a Family?: Building Community in Books for Young People

May 27 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 nominated books help young people explore new definitions of family and community.

Moderator: Ryan B. Patrick

Panelists:
Polly Horvath, Pine Island Home (Text Category)
Sara Cassidy, Nevers (Text Category)
Naseem Hrab, Weekend Dad (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 Polly Horvath, Sara Cassidy and Naseem Hrab with pink, orange and red borders

Related Books

Pine Island Home by Polly Horvath book cover

Pine Island Home

2020

Nevers by Sara Cassidy book cover

Nevers

2020

Weekend Dad by Naseem Hrab book cover

Weekend Dad

2020

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What Makes a Family?: Building Community in Books for Young People

May 27 at 5pm


Participants

Polly Horvath headshot

Photo credit: Arnie Keller.

Polly Horvath

Sara Cassidy headshot

Photo credit: Katrina Rain.

Sara Cassidy

Naseem Hrab headshot

Photo credit: Connie Tsang.

Naseem Hrab

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