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Forest of Reading®, K to 6 Programs

Sponsored annually by the Ontario Library Association, the Red Maple Award reading program is geared to readers in Grade 7 and 8. Ten novels are nominated each year and ten non-fiction are selected every second year.

PJ Education Librarian

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Brenda Reed
613-533-6000 x 77644
Subjects: Education

Forest of Reading Titles Available!

The Queen's Education Library supports Ontario's Forest of Reading® by purchasing the K-12 nominated titles each year and supporting classes that read Forest books and prepare Forest classroom activities.

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 The 2022 nominees have arrived and are on display!

2021 Winners Announced!

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Congratulations to Lindsey Carmichael, our Education Community Outreach Centre's Science Literacy Week Author-in-Residence, 2020.  Her book The Boreal Forest has been chosen as a Yellow Cedar Honour Book this year!

Queen's Researchers Focus on the Forest

McConnel, J., & de Leon, C. (2020). The brightest part of the Forest: A grit analysis of an Ontario children’s book awardLanguage & Literacy 22(2). 

Printable Forest of Reading® Booklists