November 27, 2018
Contest! Celebrate Groundwood Books' 40th Birthday with Gorgeous Kids Books!
Groundwood Books is turning the big 4-0 this year and sharing the birthday love with an incredible prize pack of their award-winning, reader-beloved, downright beautiful children's books. Don't miss the ...
November 26, 2018
Groundwood Books Celebrates 40 Years of Innovative Children's Publishing
In Canada, Groundwood Books is synonymous with the highest quality books for young readers. Their track record is studded with innumerable awards (including the Bologna Prize for Best Children’s Publisher ...
September 24, 2018
"In Fiction There is Always a Tension Between What’s Said and What’s Unsaid" Sarah Ellis on her Draft Dodger Novel for Young Readers
Best friends Charlotte and Dawn are 13 in 1970 and not happy about it, longing to skip past the awkwardness of their early teen years and join the larger world - including the excitement of the hippie ...
September 04, 2018
Shauntay Grant Brings an Important Chapter of Black Canadian History to the Page for Children
Africville was once a vibrant community in Halifax. For over 150 years, it was home to Black Nova Scotians. Due to neglect and targeting by the city government however, the community eventually shuttered ...
August 21, 2018
"The Words Felt Right and Honest" Deep Underwater author Irene Luxbacher on Finding Her Way Through Tough Times with Writing
Irene Luxbacher's Deep Underwater (Groundwood Books) calls out to the wild imagination of young readers, those years when we were sure we could find mermaids, adventures, and secrets, if we could just ...
January 29, 2018
Adaptation of Groundwood Books' The Breadwinner Nominated for an Academy Award
Deborah Ellis' The Breadwinner (Groundwood Books) has made over $1 million since it was published in 2000. All of those royalties were donated by Ellis to benefit Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan ...