By Sheila Henline, a librarian and Collection Development Analyst with OverDrive

OverDrive is excited to be celebrating Canadian Literature with the Canadian Library Association (CLA). They have designated the fourth Monday in October as National School Library Day. This day is an opportunity to demonstrate appreciation for the important role of school libraries and the school library staff on the academic achievement and growth of students in Canada.

Many are celebrating this day by participating in the Drop Everything and Read Challenge (D.E.A.R.).

OverDrive has numerous reading lists for this event. Be sure to add these great lists to your collection so your users can Drop Everything and Read!

History & Culture CA

Canada Reads 2015

Canada Reads 2002-14

Canadian Settings/Authors ES

Canadian Settings/Authors MS

Canadian Settings/Authors HS

OLA’s Forest of Reading 2015 Nominees

American Indigenous (mostly) Fiction

French K-6

French 6-12

Canadian Library Association Awards

Canadian Library Association  YA

Canadian Library Association / Illustration

YA Books That Make you Proud to be Canadian

BC (Canada) Child Lit Awards

YRCA 2016 Nominees (Pacific Northwest Library Association)

YRCA Award Winners – Pacific Northwest

Hackmatack 2016 Nominees – Nova Scotia

Hackmatack Award Winners – Nova Scotia

Willow 2015 Nominees – SASK

Rocky Mountain 2016 Nominees – Alberta

Rocky Mountain Award Winners – Alberta