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Enter to Win Incredible True Tales about African Icons, a Residential School Survivor, and a Climate Change Warrior from Groundwood Books

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Stories are one of the best ways we learn, and for young readers, hearing the stories of brave and powerful people, especially those from underrepresented identities, is not only an inspiring and important learning experience, it's also a fascinating one. 

Groundwood Books is generously giving away a prize pack of three inspiring true stories, written for middle grade readers (roughly grades four to seven, though readers of any age will be moved by these books).

Enter by October 23 for your chance to win them for yourself or the young readers in your life. True tales of heroic Africans, a twelve-year old who took on climate change thirty years ago, and a girl who kept her indomitable spirit even through years of residential school – these are essential, striking, deeply affecting stories for everyone.  

Groundwood Books Inspiring Nonfiction Contest:

To enter, send us an email at and with the subject line "Groundwood Inspiring Nonfiction Contest". For one (1) additional bonus entry, tell us who you are hoping to inspired by these incredible stories. Please include your mailing address in your entry and your full name.

All entries must be received by 11:59pm on Sunday, October 23, 2022 to be considered.

One winner will be chosen at random and notified via email using the address of their entry. One entry per person. This contest is open to Canadian residents only. Chance of winning depends on number of entries received.