Kids Virtual Author Visit with Colleen Nelson

Join us for a very special author event featuring 2021 Red Cedar Book Award nominated Colleen Nelson.

Colleen Nelson joins us to talk about her nominated book Harvey Comes Home, a story about a stray West Highland Terrier dog that brings joy to an elderly resident and a young volunteer at a care home. Colleen will talk about her book and what inspired her to write about Harvey!

This presentation is suited for children in grades 4-7, members of the public may also register online to attend.

Colleen is a writer and a teacher-librarian in Winnipeg, Manitoba. You can follow Colleen on Twitter. The second book in the Harvey series, Harvey Holds His Own, is out now.

Financial assistance provided by the Canada Council through The Writers' Union of Canada. Thank you! 

This meeting takes place on Zoom. Here’s what you need to know:


  • Registration is required in order to receive an invitation to the session.
  • You will need a computer with a microphone or headset, and a webcam. You can also choose to use your smartphone/tablet.

Please contact Rachel Brown (brownr@nvdpl.ca) or Danielle Wing (wingd@nvdpl.ca) for more information.


Zoom 5


Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm


  • Children
  • Teens