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Kevin Major is a Canadian author who lives in St. John's. He writes for both young people and adults, including fiction, literary non-fiction, poetry, and plays.

Mr. Major was born and raised in Stephenville, NL and later moved to St. John's where he attended Memorial University. Before becoming a writer, he taught school in several parts of the province, including Eastport. His early novels are known for exploring issues of adolescence and the family. They were usually set on the Island of Newfoundland.

In 1992 Kevin Major was awarded the Vicky Metcalf Award for his body of work. His books include: Hold Fast, Far From Shore, Thirty-Six Exposures, Dear Bruce Springsteen, Blood Red Ochre, Eating Between the Lines, Diana: My Autobiography, No Man's Land, No Man's Land: A Play, Gaffer: A Novel of Newfoundland, The House of Wooden Santas, Eh? to Zed: A Canadian Abecedarium, As Near to Heaven by Sea: A History of Newfoundland and Labrador, Ann and Seamus, Aunt Olga's Christmas Postcards, Gros Morne Time Lines, New Under the Sun, Printmaking on the Edge: 40 Years at St. Michael's, Found Far and Wide, and One for the Rock.

On December 18, 2018, Mr. Major visited our Grade 3 classes to talk about his work and to share The House of Wooden Santas with our boys and girls.


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February 11 - KinderStart

February 18 - School Holiday

March 3 - 9 - Education Week

March 12 - KinderStart

March 18 - School Holiday

March 20 - Term 2 Reports

March 21 - Term 2 Meetings

March 25 - Heritage Fair

March 28 - April 5 - Kiwanis

April 10 - KinderStart

April 18 - Classes End

April 29 - Classes Begin

May 16 - KinderStart

May 20 - School Holiday

June 27 - Student Last Day

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