Kids and Teens
2020 TD Summer Reading Club
TD Summer Reading Club is Canada’s biggest, bilingual summer reading program for kids of all ages, all interests, and all abilities. This free Club celebrates Canadian authors, illustrators and stories, and inspires kids to explore the fun of reading their way. This is key to building a lifelong love of reading.
TD Summer Reading Club books are available in alternative formats!
Check out our dedicated TD Summer Reading Club page for more details!
On our bookshelf
Arlo Finch and the Rangers of Pine Mountain Company are headed to Camp Redfeather for two weeks of archery, canoeing, and investigating the ancient monster who lurks in the lake's icy waters. But before they've even gotten on the bus, a major discovery puts Arlo, Indra, and Wu in jeopardy. Forces from beyond the Long Woods are after a mysterious item that only Arlo can recover.
Read Arlo Finch in the Lake of the Moon by John August
Read the first book in the series!: Arlo Finch in the valley of fire
Forest of Reading®
The Forest of Reading® is Canada's largest recreational reading program! This initiative of the Ontario Library Association (OLA) offers ten reading programs to encourage a love of reading in people of all ages. The Forest helps celebrate Canadian books, publishers, authors and illustrators. More than 270,000 readers participate annually from their school and/or public library. All Canadians are invited to participate via their local public library, school library, or individually.
Check out our dedicated Forest of Reading page, to get the scoop on accessible titles!
TD Canadian Children’s Literature Awards 2019
TD Children’s Literature Award - Ebb & flow by Heather Smith
Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award - Africville by Shauntay Grant (Please use Printbraille request form)
Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children’s Non-Fiction - Turtle pond by James Gladstone Coming soon!
Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction - The journey of little Charlie by Christopher Paul Curtis
John Spray Mystery Award - Sadie by Courtney Summers
Amy Mathers Teen Book Award - The house of one thousand eyes by Michelle Barker Coming soon!
CBC Fan Choice Award - They say blue by Jillian Tamaki