We are grateful to the following organizations for the generous financial support that makes the Authors@School program possible: and

 Dr. Samuel S. Robinson Foundation

We are very excited to welcome six wonderful Canadian authors for visits to 12 elementary schools in the Algonquin & Lakeshore and Limestone school boards again this year.

These authors will visit schools on Wednesday, September 26 (*except where indicated otherwise):

  • Pierre Collet-Derby will present Barnaby Never Forgets to students in primary grades at St Francis of Assisi Catholic School in the morning and Land O’ Lakes Public School in the afternoon.
  • Bill Richardson* will present The Bunny Band to students in grades 1 & 2 on Monday, October 1 at St Martha Catholic School in the morning and St Marguerite Bourgeoys Catholic School in the afternoon.
  • Ruth Ohi* will present Fox and Squirrel Help Out to students in primary grades on Tuesday, October 2 at Newburgh Public School (with students from Centreville Public School) in the morning and at Selby Public School in the afternoon.
  • Jess Keating will present Shark Lady to students in primary/junior grades at Mother Teresa Catholic School in the morning and Winston Churchill Public School in the afternoon.
  • Erica Fyvie will present Trash Revolution: Breaking the Waste Cycle to students in junior/intermediate grades at J. J. O’Neill Catholic School (with students from St. Patrick Catholic School) in the morning and St. Paul Catholic School in the afternoon.
  • Kenneth Oppel will present Inkling to junior/intermediate grades at J. R. Henderson Public School in the morning and at Trudell Public School in the afternoon.

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