The reading momentum that has built around The Willow Awards since it’s inception in 2001 is incredible! This past year, we had the highest number of voters ever – 15,524 children and youth voted from 176 schools and libraries across Saskatchewan, an increase of 4484 voters. We want to continue to help build this readingRead More →
Month: November 2017
Consider applying to host The Willow Awards Gala 2018
We have extended the deadline for applications to host the Gala this year to December 15, 2017! The host school benefits tremendously in preparation for the event as we strive to have the children involved in all aspects of the Gala ceremony. They are hosts, Masters of Ceremonies, entertainers, ushers, creators of decorations and prizeRead More →
Congratulations to 2017 Willow Launch Winners!
Thank you to everyone who entered the Launch submission contest and shared all the wonderful ways they are promoting the Willow finalists with young people across our province! Congratulations to Punnichy Elementary School who has won a full set of the 2017 Willow Award finalists! Thank you also to Deshaye Catholic School, in Regina, thatRead More →
The Willows at Word On The Street
We were fortunate to have two very special visitors to our Willow Awards booth at Word on the Street in Saskatoon, September 24, 2017–Beth Goobie, author of current Snow Willow finalist, “The Pain Eater”, and Linda Bailey, author of “If Kids Ruled the World” (2015 Shining Willow winner)!