The Toronto Festival of Trees took place on May 14-15, 2014 at the Harbourfront Centre. We were there to cheer on our nominated authors and illustrators! The Ontario Library Association revealed the winning titles and honour books for the 2014 Forest of Reading program and Tundra would like to congratulate our winning author, Susin Nielsen!
The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen
Written by Susin Nielsen
Trade Paperback: 978-1-77049-654-5
“With fully developed adult and child characters and a solid sense of middle school humor, the author has crafted an insightful and nuanced novel about bullying and suicide, and familial love and resilience.” – Starred Review, School Library Journal
Here’s a short clip of Susin accepting her Red Maple award on stage:
Video courtesy of Sigmund Brouwer.
PS: Word Nerd by Susin Nielsen was the winner of the 2010 Red Maple Award!