CBC Books features Canada Reads contender, Homes

CBC Books has been talking a lot about Homes: A Refugee Story. Here’s a round-up of coverage surrounding the Canada Reads selection:

  • Winnie Yeung and Abu Bakr al Rabeeah will be traveling to Corner Brook, Newfoundland on March 20 to give a talk to The Association of New Canadians and to be interviewed by Bernice Hillier of Newfoundland Morning
  • Highlands School and CBC Radio Edmonton are presenting:
    • a student book club and discussion. Excerpts will be aired on CBC
    • a student art contest and creative writing contest. The winners will be posted on the CBC website
  • Shelagh Rogers interviewed Abu Bakr al Rabeeah and Winnie Yeung on The Next Chapter (Monday, Feb. 11 and Saturday, Feb. 16)
  • Syndicated interviews with Abu Bakr and Winnie on CBC’s afternoon shows across Canada (Tuesday, Feb. 19)
  • Features with the Canada Reads champion for Homes, Chuck Comeau:

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