Ongoing Kids Events at Grant Park

by Lynn Popham - Monday, Apr 20, 2015 at 12:59pm

Click the "more" link for further information on our story times and book clubs.

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VOYAGES - Winnipeg Writing Contest Winners

by Shanleigh K - Saturday, Apr 18, 2015 at 12:07pm

The Winnipeg winners for our Grade 5/6 Writing Contest have been selected! Congratulations to our winners and thanks to everyone who entered. We had a record 70 entries this year and they were all a delight to read. 

First Place: Katerina Krywy

Second Place: Julia Madden

Third Place: Rosalie Peterson

Honourable Mention: Grace Zhang

Be sure to join us for our Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, April 28 at 7:00 PM for a chance to hear our award-winning authors read out their stories!

Categories: Winnipeg, Contests and Giveaways, Ongoing Kids Events in Winnipeg

2015 Manitoba Book Awards - Children and Teen Winners

by Shanleigh K - Monday, Apr 27, 2015 at 1:07pm

On April 25, the Manitoba Book Awards (MBA) held a gala for their 2015 nominees. Congratulations to following winners in the children and teen categories:

McNally Robinson Book for Young People: Younger Category
Hokey Dowa Gerda and the Snowflake Girl by M.J. Matheson

McNally Robinson Book for Young People: Older Category
The World Outside by Eva Wiseman

Manuela Dias Book Design and Illustration Award: Children's Books/Graphic Novels Category
Cassie and Tonk by Justin Currie and GMB Chomichuk

To check out the nominees of the McNally Robinson Book for Young People, click here

Categories: Awards, Winnipeg

2015 MYRCA Winners and Annoucements

by Shanleigh K - Saturday, Apr 25, 2015 at 4:57pm

The 2015 winners of the Manitoba Young Readers' Choice Award Inc. (MYRCA) have officially been announced. Congratulations to David Carroll for his 2015 MYRCA winner, Ultra!

And congratulations to the two runners up: 
Home Ice Advantage by Tom Earle
Loki's Wolves by K.L. Armstrong and M.A. Marr

The 2016 MYRCA list has also been released. Click here to see the new list of nominees.


The Manitoba Young Readers' Choice Awards Inc. aims to promote reading and Canadian literature by giving young people the opportunity to vote for their favourite Canadian book from an annual pre-selected list. The books are nominated based on their quality and reader appeal. All young people in grades 5-8 who have read or heard read at least 5 titles from the list can vote.
For more information, visit their website www.myrca.ca or email them at myrca@myrca.ca
Follow on Twitter @MyrcAward.ca or like them on Facebook here.

Categories: Awards, Winnipeg

2015 Manitoba Book Awards - Children and Teen Nominees

by Shanleigh K - Monday, Apr 20, 2015 at 1:50pm

Congratulations to the following 2015 Manitoba Book Awards (MBA) nominees:

McNally Robinson Book for Young People: Younger Category
The Chair by the Side of the Road by Adrian Hawaleshka
The Fire Walker by Shezza Ansloos
Hokey Dowa Gerda and the Snowflake Girl by M.J. Matheson
Mr. Jacobson's Window by Deborah Froese
Princess by Dennis Fast

McNally Robinson Book for Young People: Older Category
Empty Cup by Suzanne Costigan
Missing in Paradise by Larry Verstraete 
Tucson Jo by Carol Matas
The World Outside by Eva Wiseman
Your Constant Star by Brenda Hasiuk

Manuela Dias Book Design and Illustration Award: Children's Books/Graphic Novels Category
Cassie and Tonk by Justin Currie and GMB Chomichuk
The Chair by the Side of the Road by Adrian Hawaleshka
The Peacemaker: Thanadelthur by David Alexander Robertson

Winners will be announced at the MBA Gala on April 25th. 

Categories: Awards, Winnipeg
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