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.

Lawrence Hill

Beatrice and Croc Harry
Published by HarperCollins Canada

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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