Jacqueline’s latest book is here! Overview Meet Samantha Stellar. She’s I4 and spending her summer in a work-study program at the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology in Drumheller, Alberta with cousin, Paige. You might think that’s a pretty chill way to spend the summer. But where Sam’s involved, trouble is bound to follow. That’s because…
At Risk Makes Canada Reads Young Adult Top Ten List ‘At Risk’ listed as number 10 on the Canada Reads list of 100 Young Adult Books that Make You Proud to be a Canadian! View Canada Reads Young Adult List
Congratulations to Jacqueline Guest: Member of the Order of Canada Jacqueline Guest, was named a Member of the Order of Canada on December 30, 2016. Her work has advanced diversity in children’s literature, promoted Indigenous culture, and made excellent contributions to youth literacy, and we are thrilled to see these achievements recognized.
First Nations, Metis and Inuit Programs In conjunction with curriculum requirements, (and because it’s always fun to learn something new), Jacqueline now offers programs for kindergarten through grade twelve with a high aboriginal component. View a summary of each of the new Aboriginal Programs Some of the new program titles: Canada’s Aboriginal People – FNMI…
In July 2017, Jacqueline volunteered with CODE in Ghana helping adult writers hone their skills. The workshops were a success and everyone had a great time writing, learning and laughing. While in Accra she visited the Osu Children Libraries started by Canadian superstar Kathy Knowles. The amazing librarians work hard to put books into the…
Jacqueline has been named as a member of the Order of Canada! This honour was a wonderful surprise. Jacqueline will travel to Ottawa where she will be formally inducted by the Governor General of Canada, his Excellency, the Right Honourable David Johnston.
The Comic Book War has been nominated for the 2016 Manitoba Young Readers’ Choice Award. A real Canadian story for Manitoba’s fantastic young readers! World War 2, Falling Meteorites and Comic Book Superheroes with the power to communicate from the pages of their comics.
Add an extra component to your novel study: a face-to-face interview with the author. Increases critical reading skills and encourages dialogue on the story. A free SKYPE visit with the author is a great incentive for students to read and write.
Jacqueline’s visit to Tanzania
Jacqueline will be at WOTS in Saskatoon on September 20th. She will be talking about her novel ‘The Comic Book War’ at 3:30 in the Treasure Island Tent!