Friday, 1 March 2013

2013 Canadian Library Association Book Awards Short lists announced

On March 1st, the Canadian Library Association announced via press release the shortlists for each of its annual book awards which are generously sponsored by Library Services Centre. Here are the lists of nominees:

This award recognizes an illustrator of a noteworthy Canadian book, published in 2012, that appeals to children up to the age of 12 years.

French Fry King
Illustrated by Rogé
Tundra Books

Goodnight, Canada
Illustrated by Andrea Beck
North Winds Press/Scholastic Canada

Into the Woods
Illustrated by Faith Erin Hicks
Kids Can Press

Mr. King’s Things
Illustrated by Geneviève Côté
Kids Can Press

Night Sky Wheel Ride
Illustrated by Yayo
Tradewind Books

Ojibway Clans
Illustrated by Mark A. Jacobson
Native Northwest

The Stamp Collector
Illustrated by François Thisdale
Fitzhenry & Whiteside

The Tooth Mouse
Illustrated by Janice Nadeau
Kids Can Press

Virginia Wolf
Illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault
Kids Can Press

You Are Stardust
Illustrated by Soyeon Kim
Owlkids Books Inc.

This notable award recognizes a Canadian author of an outstanding book published in Canada in 2012, which appeals to children up to and including age 12.

And Nothing But the Truth
Written by Kit Pearson
HarperCollins Publishers

Becoming Holmes
Written by Shane Peacock
Tundra Books

The Grave Robber's Apprentice
Written by Allan Stratton
HarperCollins Publishers

The Green Man
Written by Michael Bedard
Tundra Books

Island of Doom: The Hunchback Assignments IV
Written by Arthur Slade
HarperCollins Publishers

Middle of Nowhere
Written by Caroline Adderson
Groundwood Books

One Year in Coal Harbour
Written by Polly Horvath
Groundwood Books

The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen
Written by Susin Nielsen
Tundra Books

A Tinfoil Sky
Written by Cyndi Sand-Eveland
Tundra Books

Written by Gordon Korman
Scholastic Canada

This award recognizes an author of an outstanding English-language Canadian work of fiction (novel, collection of short stories or graphic novel), published in 2012, that appeals to young adults between the ages of 13 and 18.

40 Things I Want to Tell You
Written by Alice Kuipers
HarperCollins Canada

Bright's Light
Written by Susan Juby
HarperCollins Canada

The Calling
Written by Kelley Armstrong
Doubleday Canada

The Last Song
Written by Eva Wiseman
Tundra Books

My Book of Life by Angel
Written by Martine Leavitt
Groundwood Books

One Good Hustle
Written by Billie Livingston
Random House of Canada

The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen
Written by Susin Nielsen
Tundra Books

Such Wicked Intent
Written by Kenneth Oppel
HarperCollins Publishers

What Happened to Ivy
Written by Kathy Stinson
Second Story Press

Written by C.K. Kelly Martin
Doubleday Canada

On April 15, 2013, the winners of these three awards will be announced, and presented on May 30, 2013 at the Canadian Library Association National and Conference and Trade Show in Winnipeg at a reception sponsored by TD Bank Group.

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