Sunday, 16 June 2013

2013 Chocolate Lily Book Awards winners finally announced!

Unlike the British Columbia book awards of Red Cedar and the Stellar Award programs, the Chocolate Lily Book Awards promote children's fiction by B. C. authors and B. C. illustrators. The two award categories for 2012/2013 were:
  1. Novels - for Grades 5-8
  2. Picture Books - for K to Grade 5
On June 13, Heath Traditional Elementary school in North Delta British Columbia held the Chocolate Lily Award gala at which the winners of these awards were announced.  Thanks to Tanya Lloyd Kyi for announcing the award winners today at

    In the Picture Book Category (Kindergarten to Grade 3)

    the winner is. . .

    I Want to Go to the Moon
    by Tom Saunders
    Illustrated by Cynthia Nugent
    Simply Read Books
    32 pp. + CD
    Ages 4-8

    In the Novels Category (Grades 5-8)

    the winner is . . .

    Ghosts of the Titanic
    by Julie Lawson
    Scholastic Canada
    193 pp.
    Ages 9-12

    Second Place wins in the Novels category were awarded to:

    Run, Marco, Run
    by Norma Charles
    Ronsdale Press
    183 pp.
    The Runaway
    by Glen Huser
    Tradewind Books
    147 pp.
    Ages 11-14

    authors, illustrators and publishers 
    on your nominations and wins

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