The Forest of Reading Program®

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The Forest of Reading® is Canada's largest recreational reading program! Children, teens and adults can participate in the program through reading groups at participating public libraries, schools, and more.

The Library facilitates voting for both the The Evergreen Award™ & The Golden Oak Award™.

Discover and vote for your favourite Canadian books, authors and illustrators!

Milton Public Library endeavours to purchase the nominated titles in print for each of the forest reading categories. Some titles may also be available in alternate formats such as audio, or eBook format.

School-Aged Readers - English:
The Blue Spruce Award™ (Gr. JK-2) | The Silver Birch Award® (Gr. 3-6) | The Red Maple Award™ (Gr. 7-8) | The White Pine Award™ (Gr. 9-12)

School-Aged Readers / FSL Students - French:
Le Prix Peuplier (picture books) | Le Prix Tamarac (chapter books)

Adults:
The Evergreen Award™ | The Golden Oak Award™

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