Becky Citra

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Recognition & Awards

The Canadian Childrens Book Centre
Ontario Library Association Award
Rocky Mountain Book Award
  Hello from Becky Citra

Becky Citra is the author of twenty books for young readers. Her books frequently are selected by the Canadian Children's Book Center for their annual "Best Books" guide to the best books published in Canada. Many of Becky's books have been nominated for awards. She has written two popular series - the "Ellie and Max" series which take place in Upper Canada in the 1800's and the Jeremy and the Enchanted Theater time travel series. Becky is available for author visits to schools and libraries.

I READ CANADA DAY FEB 17, 2021   [YouTube Video]

* Finding Grace is the winner of the 2015/2016 Red    Cedar Award   [Read more]
* Finding Grace was a finalist for the 2015 Sheila Egoff    Children's Literature Prize  [Read more]
* If only has been nominated for the 2014 SheliaEgoff     Childrens Literature Prize.  [Read more]
* Missing is a Silver Birch Honour Book.  [Read more]
   CEDAR AWARD.  [Read more]
* Missing is the winner of the 2013 SYRC Diamond    Willow Award.  [Read more]
* Missing has been chosen by the Ontario Library    Association Best Bets Committee for 2011 as a top    ten Canadian Junior Fiction!  [Read more]
* Missing has gone Pan-European! The novel will be    translated into six European languages!  [Read more]
* Sam's Ride has been chosen for The Bank
   Street College of Education Best Books of the
   Year List.  [Read more]
New Book
Latest Book
  " Murder at the St. Alice "

New Book


Zoom presentation with Mr. Duren’s grade 5 class at Fayette School in Missouri, USA

Feb 17, 2021 

I Read World Read Aloud Day

Feb 3, 2021 

International Read Aloud Day Presentations with grade K-3 students and grade 4-6 students at The Hammond School, New York City, New York, USA

March 16, 2019 

Book Launch for Murder at the St. Alice at the Agassiz-Harrison Museum

Press Release
  Interview with Red Cedar Readers »»

A Conversation Between Authors

Twenty-one Ideas
to Use The Enchanted Theater series

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Becky Citra visit:
  Orca Book Publishers
  Second Story Press
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