Friday, 31 May 2013

2013 Arthur Ellis Award for Best Juvenile Mystery/Crime Book awarded!

Last night, the Arthur Ellis Awards for Excellence in Canadian Crime Writing were awarded by the Crime Writers of Canada. Awarded annually since 1984, the Arthur Ellis Awards include the following categories:

For Published Works:
  • Best Crime Novel *
  • Best First Crime Novel *
  • Best Crime Book in French
  • Best Crime Nonfiction
  • Best Juvenile/Young Adult Crime Book
  • Best Crime Short Story
For Unpublished Work:
  • The Unhanged Arthur Award for Best Unpublished First Crime Novel *

Here is the award information relevant to youngCanLit:

2013 Arthur Ellis Award for  
Best Juvenile/Young Adult Crime Book 

The nominees were . . .

And the Winner is . . .

Becoming Holmes
The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His Final Case 
by Shane Peacock
Tundra Books
245 pp.
Ages 10-14
CanLit for LittleCanadians reviewed it here.

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