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Contest: Win Spectacular Reads for Kids & Teens from The Word on the Street!

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If you've got young readers in your life, or if you just love to connect with the young reader in yourself, this is your chance to scoop up four fantastic stories. 

Courtesy of The Word on the Street, you can enter to win an incredible prize pack of Canadian picture books and novels for kids and teens. Adventure and bravery, unforgettable characters, and sensational storytelling make these four books unmissable.

And don't forget to mark The Word on the Street on your calendar this month. Yes, it's still taking place! Though book lovers can't gather in person this year, you can get access to the same amazing readings, discussions, and more via The Word on the Street's YouTube channel. Just register for free online for access and tune in September 26 and 27. Check out the full program online at The Word on the Street website

The Word on the Street Toronto Kids & Teens prize pack includes one copy of each of:

To enter, all you need to do is send us a note at with your name, full mailing address, and the subject line "WOTS Kids & Teens Contest"

To be eligible, entries must be received by 11:59pm on Friday, September 18, 2020. Contest is open to Canadian residents only; one entry per person will be accepted. 

One winner will be chosen at random and notified via email after the contest's closing. 

The prize pack is available courtesy of The Word on the Street Toronto, Annick Press, Groundwood Books, Dundurn Press, and Second Story Press. 

Each of the authors in the Kids & Teens Prize Pack will be part of The Word on the Street's online programming this year - be sure to tune into the festival and catch their readings. 


The Word On The Street is a national celebration of literacy and Canadian writing. Each September, the festival hosts hundreds of author readings for visitors of all ages and a vibrant marketplace featuring the best selection of books and magazines in Canada. Join this year's virtual festival (for free!) on September 26 and 27.