Thursday June 9, 2022

Online Event

10:00 – 11:00 a.m. EST

Beatrice and Croc Harry

Imaginations Ignite! Events for Schools

Presenter: Lawrence Hill, author

For ages: 9-13 (but all adventurers welcome)

Event description:  Join us for a fun and interactive event with Lawrence Hill, one of Canada’s most celebrated authors. We’ll explore the magic of Beatrice and Croc Harry, his debut novel for middle grade readers, about a brave and resilient Black girl’s search for identity and healing after she arrives in the magical forest of Argilia.

Learning themes: Race and racism, identity, friendship, resilience, intersectionality, social justice

This event will include live ASL interpretation.

Please note: A recording of this event will be available from Wednesday June 15 – Wednesday June 29. Register to receive a post-event email with details regarding the recording.

We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts.

Need the book? Purchase a copy from one of our bookselling partners:


Almonte: Mill Street Books, 613-256-9090
Guelph: The Bookshelf, 519-821-3311 x1
Kitchener: Words Worth Books, 519-884-2665
Ottawa: Octopus Books, 613-233-2589
Toronto: Another Story Bookshop, 416-462-1104


Lower Mainland: Black Bond Books, [email protected] (ask about educator discounts!)

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