Along with Silver Birch and Blue Spruce the Red Maple Non-Fiction Award was granted to an amazing young woman, Mariatu Kamara, a child refugee from Sierra Leone.
This was a particularly heart-wrenching story, told with dignity, grace and courage beyond belief. CBC National News reporters were at the Festival of Reading Harbourfront event
when Mariatu won the Red Maple Non-Fiction Award:
To find out more about "Bite of the Mango" go to Annick Press website: