Kari-Lynn Winters and Stephen Taylor's picture book Gift Days (Fitzhenry and Whiterside, 2012) was recently nominated for the Rainforest of Reading Award. Celebrations of reading will be held in October in Grenada and St. Lucia. This award is supported by the OLA and the One Schoolhouse Foundation.
Jane Barker Wright
Jane Barker Wright is perhaps Canada's slowest writer. She grew up in Ottawa and was educated at Queen's University, McArthur College of Education, and UBC. In 1988, her novel, The Tasmanian Tiger was published. Her new novel, The Understanding, is now available. She writes a semi-annual book column for the magazine, Horticulture.