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Young Alberta Book Society


For nearly 40 years, YABS has been working to improve children's literacy in Alberta. Its mission is "to foster literacy and a love of reading among young people in Alberta by providing access to the province's literary artists and their work."

YABS operates several programs which bring together Albertan authors illustrators and storytellers with Albertan students. Visits from literary artists serve to inspire a love of literature; working with authors can connect students to the world of language and love of story. Teachers and librarians have reported that author visits and workshops have a lasting impact on participants; even the most reluctant readers are often hooked on the author’s books afterward. Students are very ... Read More

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