Wayne Mills is Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Education at the University of Auckland.
     In 2011 he was made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit.
     In 2008 he was awarded the  Margaret Mahy Medal for distinguished contribution to children’s literature in New Zealand.
     For 20 years he has been writing questions for Kids’ Lit Quiz!
         History of Kids’ Lit Quiz
Quiz Master
Wayne Mills
                                 As a teacher he was dismayed to see little or no recognition for students who were accomplished readers and not athletes.
                                   In 1991  Wayne Mills started the Kids’ Lit Quiz in Hamilton, New Zealand.
    He started the Quiz as a way to reward his students for reading. It is known as “The Sport of Reading!”
   Kids’ Lit Quiz has grown to include 224 schools in New Zealand alone!
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Where in the world is Kids’ Lit Quiz?
New Zealand, England, N. Ireland, Scotland, Wales, South Africa, China, Australia, United States and Canada will have all hosted Kids’ Lit Quiz competitions by July 2012.
Kids’ Lit Quiz is not-for-profit and run entirely by volunteers.
Canada’s first Kids’ Lit Quiz was hosted by 
Maurice Cody Public School in Toronto.
Summit Heights Public School in North York won the event and went on to win a SILVER medal at the World Finals in Hamilton New Zealand!
We gratefully acknowledge support from individual sponsors and Mabel’s Fables, Curiosity House Books, Scholastic Canada and Kids Can Press for helping make Kids’ Lit Canada a great success in 2011.http://schools.tdsb.on.ca/mauricecody/http://schools.tdsb.on.ca/summitheightsshapeimage_4_link_0shapeimage_4_link_1
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The Sport of Reading
Next Event
Tuesday February 7, 2022
Are you a Kids’ Lit Quiz Whiz?
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