Our #winwithWILLOWS Contest Is Back!

That’s right, our #winwithWILLOWS contest is back, and better than ever!

Our finalist authors agreed to have virtual visits! We have the financial resources for four visits! We had a random draw and the four authors chosen are…

Shining finalist Maureen Fergus author of Petal the Angry Cow

Diamond finalist Michelle Kadarusman author of Berani

Diamond finalist Dee Hahn author of The Grave Thief

Snow finalist Eric Walters author of Houston, Is There a Problem?

Read more to see how you could win!…

Introducing the Host the of the 2024 Willow Awards Gala!

P.J. Gillen School Home PageWe are excited to announce that P.J. Gillen Elementary School in Esterhazy will be the host of the 2024 SaskEnergy Willow Awards Gala! Their theme will focus on the symbolism behind willow trees and how that symbolism relates to reading. We look forward to seeing how reading the Willows helps them sprout new learning and understandings! The Gala will be taking place in late May and will be live-streamed across the province.


New Willow Awards Promotional Video

Video #1

Why do educators and literacy coaches want to participate in the Willow Awards? It makes instructional planning easier! Kids and adults love it! This 3 minute video, directed towards adults, includes details about the Willows and how to get involved. See Video #2 on the next slide.

New Willow Awards Promotional Video

Video #2

Why do kids love reading and voting for their favourite Willow book? This 1 minute video intended for a student audience explains why participating in the Willows is something kids want to do.

Thank You To Our Supporters!

A huge thank you goes out to our supporters this past year!

You have made another year of reading and literature promotion through SYRCA – The Willow Awards possible!

We could not do what we do without your support! Please visit Our Supporters page that has logos and links to these various organizations and businesses.

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2024 #winwithWILLOWS Author Visit Contest