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Archive for July, 2014

  • 25 MORE Reasons to Volunteer at The Word On The Street

    Last month we shared 25 Reasons to Volunteer at The Word On The Street, and as a result our community really stepped up to the plate! Many people agreed that sharing your time and talents with Toronto’s free community book festival is a great and rewarding experience. We’re now at the half-way point for our volunteer […]

  • The Word On The Street Announces 2014 Festival Highlights

    We’re thrilled to announce highlights of the author line-up and special events planned for the festival’s 25th edition on Sunday, September 21st. The festival is proud to feature new works that represent the quality and diversity of Canadian literature on more than 14 outdoor stages. The Bestsellers Stage heats up with appearances by Francis Itani and […]

  • What The Word On The Street is Reading: From There to Here

    This week I decided to read one of the many wonderful Canadian children’s books that we have in The Word On The Street office. I chose From There to Here written by Laurel Croza, illustrated by Matt James, and published by Groundwood Books. Laurel and Matt will be reading from the book on September 21st  in the TD Children’s Literature Tent. About the book […]