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Updates on events, submissions, volunteer opportunities, and the monthly FOLD Challenge.

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....

It’s the season of giving, and we’ve put together a young readers gift guide! Listed below are picture books, middle grade and young adult titles to gift the small human and/or emerging adult in your life. Get them, read them, love them today!     Violet Shrink is written by Christine Baldacchino and illustrated by...

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