A Nova Scotia native has won a prestigious international prize for his artwork for a tale of childhood in the mining community of Glace Bay.
Sydney Smith, who grew up in Caledonia and studied at NSCAD before moving to Toronto, won the Kate Greenaway Medal for illustrating Town is by the Sea.
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When it comes to getting the word out about their books, indie authors need all the tools they can get their hands on. It might be in the form of blog tours, book swaps, ARC giveaways, or other types of meaningful promotion, but any mechanism for putting a book in front of readers is welcomed.
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Children in the U.S. are often introduced to America’s troubled and cruel history through movies, television programs, and children’s books. Historical fiction is frequently the means by which children learn about atrocities such as the enslavement of African Americans, racial segregation, Japanese-American internment, and the genocide of Native Americans.
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