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COLUMN: I Read Canadian Day: On February 19, We Stand on Guard To Read

BY PAUL COCCIA,
CANADIAN SCHOOL LIBRARIES JOURNAL, NOVEMBER 4, 2019


Canadian book sales are down by almost 50 per cent over the last ten years and Canadian-authored book sales represent a mere 15 per cent of books purchased according to the More Canada Report (2018). The decline has been steady and significant but it isn’t just of concern to booksellers, publishers, authors and illustrators. Author Paul Coccia says this is an issue that is of concern to every reader, every citizen, every Canadian. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

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