Hello Willow readers! The Saskatchewan Young Readers’ Choice Awards is excited to be celebrating our 20th Anniversary promoting Canadian literature to the children and youth of our province. To help commemorate this special milestone, there will be two contests running throughout the coming school year. The 20th Anniversary Willow Author Contest is one of theseRead More →
Celebrating the 2020 Willow Award winners was an exciting time for the students and staff of Wilfred Hunt School in Regina. Due to COVID measures still in place in May, our usual gala format ,which would normally be live-streamed throughout the province, was not possible. Author sessions and interviews were conducted virtually with Shining WillowRead More →
Celebrating 20 Years! Saskatchewan Young Readers’ Choice Awards (SYRCA) – The Willow Awards Inc. September 15, 2001 – First Official Board Meeting 2021 is a special time for SYRCA as we are celebrating our 20th anniversary of bringing quality Canadian children’s literature to the children and youth of our province. Each year, 30 booksRead More →
The Willow Awards is celebrating 20 years of promoting Canadian literature to children and youth across the province! To help commemorate this special milestone, there will be two contests running throughout the coming school year. The Willow All-Star Contest is one of these exciting opportunities. There have been many wonderful winners over the years inRead More →
Grade 3 students at École Holy Mary School in Martensville, Saskatchewan were excited about reading all of the Shining Willow finalists this past year! They read, pondered and made their decisions about which book would be their favourite before they voted! Watch these videos they created to show part of their process.