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The Festival of Literary Diversity Kids Bookfest: This Really Happened – True-to-Life Stories for Young Readers [Ages 12+]
October 3, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pmFree
The FOLD Kids Bookfest includes a fantastic array of events featuring a diverse array of authors and illustrators who’ve created books for young people (ages 0-18). In addition to events centred around children and young people, the festival includes opportunities for adult writers of children’s literature to take part in pitch sessions and to develop their craft through in-person workshops with the festival’s incredible lineup of authors.
This Really Happened: True-to-Life Stories for Young Readers
In this powerful panel, Canadian authors of fiction and non-fiction talk about their books for young readers that are rooted in real life events. Join Tina Athaide (Orange for the Sunsets), Michel Chikwanine (Child Soldier) and June Hur (The Silence of Bones) as they discuss the important historical moments that shaped their stories.
This event will be recorded and will be available soon after our event on our website.