Mark your calendars! The Willow Awards Gala 2020 will be held at Wilfred Hunt School in Regina, May 29, 2020. This is an exciting event where we celebrate the wonderful finalist books that we have read this year and find out which 3 books are the favourites of children and youth across the province. WhenRead More →
We have extended the deadline to apply to host the 2020 Willow Awards Gala until November 29th! Please consider submitting an application for your school or library. It is a wonderful opportunity to bring in award winning authors to meet with the children who read and love their books. It is also a great experienceRead More →
Hello Willow readers! We have some exciting news to share! The Willow Awards has teamed up with Snow finalist author Colleen Nelson to provide you with the chance to win a Skype visit with her! The #winwithWILLOWS contest opens on November 18th and all you have to do to enter is take a photo ofRead More →
Teachers are using the Willow Award Finalists in wonderful ways! Check out this detailed plan for the development of phonological skills using each of the 2019 Shining Willows as mentor texts. Thank you to Andrea Dunk, an Instructional Consultant with Saskatoon Public Schools, and Allison Kershaw, a Special Education teacher with Saskatoon Public Schools forRead More →
As the new school year begins, look for our 2019 Willow Award finalists in your library! Start reading them NOW! Ask your teacher or teacher-librarian for a bookmark so that you can keep track of the ones that you read. We sent some to your school and more can be printed here.