Forest of Reading Kid and Teen Committees

The Ontario Library Association’s Forest of Reading program releases summer reading lists for kids and teens that our Kid and Teen Committees put together every spring. OLA invites avid readers who are in Grades 4 to 6, Grades 7 and 8, and high school to join three separate committees and share their opinions on Canadian books for kids and teens.

Download the 2020 Kid Committee List – Silver Birch

PDF | Poster

Download the 2020 Kid Committee List – Red Maple

PDF  |  Poster

Download the 2020 Teen Committee List

PDF  |  Poster

Meeting Dates: *For 2020, the committee meetings will be virtual

  • Teen Committee (White Pine): May 22, 2020
  • Kid Committee (Silver Birch and Red Maple): May 29, 2020

About the Kid and Teen Committees:

We will bring together three groups of passionate readers to select a list of 10-20 books for other students their age around Ontario. This group will advocate for their favourite books and work with teachers and library staff to engage in great conversations about Canada’s best new books.

The opportunity to attend in person and virtually will be possible in 2020. Please note that travel and accommodation expenses are not covered.

The day runs from 10 am to 3 pm at the Forest of Reading/OLA Office at 2 Toronto Street, Toronto, Ontario. Committee members attending in person are asked to be dropped off and picked up by an adult parent/guardian if under the age of 16.

Participants chosen will be given books and swag, and will have an amazing day with other avid readers!

For more information, please contact the Director of the Forest of Reading, Meredith Tutching.

Past Summer Reading Lists: