Borrow this year’s Canada Reads contenders from the SMU Library

The ultimate Canadian book battle is taking place from March 28 to 31. During the Canada Reads competition, five celebrity champions defend a book of their choice written by a Canadian. Each day the champions debate and vote to eliminate one title until a winner is declared the book that all Canadians should read.

This year’s Canada Reads theme is “One Book to Connect Us.” When so much over the past year has tried to keep Canadians apart, this theme is inspired by community and looks to unite Canadians.

Join in on the debate by checking out any of this year’s books from the SMU Library collection. Have you read any of them already? Let us know if you have a favourite, or which book you are most excited to read!

This year’s contenders are:

For more information about how to place a hold or access books in the SMU Library collection please contact Research Help (Email, Phone 902-420-5544 or Text 902-702-3057).

Join us on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook (we’re @smuhfxlibrary everywhere) from March 28 – 31 and tell us which book you think will be the One Book to Connect Us!

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