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2017 Forest of Reading: The Blue Spruce™

The Blue Spruce Award program brings recently published Canadian children's picture books to children in kindergarten to Grade 2. It is part of the Forest of Reading, an annual initiative of the Ontario Library Association.

Check out the 2023 nominees here.

Winners

The Night Gardener

Terry Fan

Every night, the trees in Grimloch Lane are worked into fantastic sculptures until the entire town is transformed. A local orphan investigating, finds inspiration and a calling.

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2017 Forest of Reading: The Blue Spruce™

The Blue Spruce Award program brings recently published Canadian children's picture books to children in kindergarten to Grade 2. It is part of the Forest of Reading, an annual initiative of the Ontario Library Association.

Check out the 2023 nominees here.

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