Charis Cotter / The Ghost Road
A Hackmatack Reading and Presentation
The Ghost Road is a Hackmatack 2020 finalist. Play the Radio Game with Charis Cotter and find out what inspired the landscape of the novel and where the real Ghost Road can be found. 30-minute presentation followed by a half-hour Q&A.
1:00 pm Atlantic Time
1:30 pm Newfoundland and Labrador Time
12:00 pm Eastern Standard Time
For anyone watching who isn’t in Hackmatack, it’s a literacy program in the Atlantic provinces for kids in grades 4-6 (ages 9-12). Every year there are 40 books nominated for the annual award – 10 each in English fiction, English nonfiction, French fiction, and French nonfiction. Groups register for Hackmatack, read a selection of the nominated books, and the readers vote for their favourites to pick the award winners. If you’re interested in learning more, visit hackmatack.ca, or the Hackmatack Children’s Choice Book Award Facebook page.