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First Book Canada ‘Thank a Teacher’ Contest

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Full details and rules of First Book Canada’s Thank a Teacher Contest, May 5th, 2020 Description:To celebrate Teacher’s Appreciation Week and Giving Tuesday Now, First Book Canada is running a contest on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to thank Canadian teachers! On May 5th, First Book Canada is holding a contest... Read more

The Impact of a Story

Posted in: Author Voices

Hear Khaled Hosseini, author of The Kite Runner, describe the impact a story can have on a child’s life. Brand-new books create opportunities for kids that they never thought possible. Read more

Canadian children’s author triggers a donation of 280,000 brand new books to kids in need across the Niagara Region

WELLAND, ON (November 13, 2019) – Working in collaboration with the Niagara Children’s Planning Council (NCPC) and the charitable partner First Book Canada, today Dr. Rumeet Billan announced the donation of over a quarter of a million brand-new books being distributed to children and youth across the region.  Throughout this week,... Read more