Young bookworms will be pleased to have the opportunity to meet two authors who have been shortlisted for the BC Book Prizes.
BC Book Prizes authors Kevin Chong and Heather Tekavec are visiting students at David Thompson Secondary School and JA Laird Elementary School in Invermere today (on Wednesday, April 22nd).
The shortlisted nominees will also be visiting students in Hope, Merritt, Sicamous, Revelstoke, Golden, Cranbrook, Kimberley, Creston and Castlegar during the southern leg of their tour.
Chong has been nominated for the Hubert Evans Non-Fiction Prize for his book Northern Dancer: The Legendary Horse that Inspired a Nation.
Tekavec is vying for the Christine Harris Illustrated Children’s Literature Prize for her book, Stop, Thief!
The authors will be signing copies of their books for students at the free guest readings.
However, these readings are not open to the public.
For more information about the southern leg of the BC Book Prizes On Tour, visit www.bcbookprizes.ca.