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Books to read before the movies come out
Great books

Books to read before the movies come out

Buzzfeed has produced a terrific list of books to read this year before their corresponding movies come out. I’m a huge proponent of movies based on books because I think it helps to get kids reading. I call them “book extensions.” There are many other “book extensions,” including video games, websites […]

Gordon Korman
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Enter our exciting Gordon Korman contest!

 You know I’m a huge Gordon Korman fan. That’s because, ever since he wrote his first, award-winning book at the age of 12 (that is not a typo), he’s penned some of Canada’s best loved children’s books. Now, I’m excited to announce a contest for tickets to see Gordon Korman, live. SEE GORDON KORMAN LIVE AT IFOA You […]

“The Hypnotists” by Gordon Korman
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“The Hypnotists” by Gordon Korman

Ever since he was a teenager and winning awards for his fabulous Macdonald Hall series, Canadian author Gordon Korman has been getting kids reading, and turning them into life-long readers. Korman has a knack for creating likeable, memorable characters, interesting worlds and unique situations. His new The Hypnotists is no exception. Like a playful […]