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By Fiona Ross My first memory of loving historical fiction was when I was a child in Scotland, a book written by a Canadian author. I LOVED L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables with a passion.  I read the whole series in weeks and was furious when my parents announced that we were moving to...

  The FOLD is looking for Young Educator Representatives to form the FOLD Kids Advisory Committee. These are volunteer positions that will offer guidance, advice and feedback based on their expertise to the FOLD Kids Coordinator. In exchange for their time as a committee member, they will receive free access to all FOLD and FOLD Kids events...

By Amanda Leduc Reading books in audio brings a whole new level of immersion to the reading experience. For myself, the opportunity to be read to, and to let someone’s voice and storytelling take you away, brings back memories of being read to when younger—bright and happy memories that I’m all too eager to cling...

It’s I Read Canadian Day! This initiative began as a way to encourage Canadians to read books by Canadian authors. Folks–especially young people–are encouraged to spend at least 15 mins reading a book by a Canadian author which could be a picture book, chapter book, young adult novel, nonfiction, audiobook, a comic and so on!...

By C.J. Zvanitajs Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are living in a time of uncertainty, but also one of heightened divisiveness. With global protests against systemic racism by police and race-related confrontations being posted to social media on a daily basis, issues related to intolerance and inequality are top of mind, and deeply troubling....

Want to stay up-to-date with FOLD Kids content and events? Sign-up for the FOLD Kids newsletter where the team shares what they’ve been working on like the Book-of-the-Month, an end-of-year gift guide, an Instagram Live chat, the FOLD Kids Book Fest and more. You can also get a glimpse of what gets featured by checking out...

By Kristen Johnston From personal experience, I find that short story collections are often overlooked when compared to lengthier works of fiction. People have told me that they believe short stories are for people with shorter attention spans, or people who don’t care to get to really know a character. But, I would highly disagree....

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