Tuesday, 25 February 2014

2014 USBBY Outstanding International Books

Each year, the United States Board of Books for Young People (USBBY) compiles its Outstanding International Books (OIB) List of books that, while published or distributed in the U.S., originated or were first published outside of the USA. These books are "deemed most outstanding of those published" in the previous year and, not surprisingly, a number of Canadian books have earned this honour.

to the following Canadian books for young people 
for inclusion on

Once Upon a Northern Night
by Jean E. Pendziwol
Illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault
Groundwood/House of Anansi

Picture a Tree
by Barbara Reid

Out the Window
by Cybèle Young
Groundwood/House of Anansi

For GRADES 6-8
Raziaʼs Ray of Hope: One Girlʼs Dream of an Education
by Elizabeth Suneby
Illustrated by Suana Verelst
Kids Can Press
Jane, the Fox and Me
by Fanny Britt
Illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault
Translated by Christelle Morelli and Susan Ouriou
Groundwood/House of Anansi

War Brothers: The Graphic Novel
by Sharon E. McKay
Illustrated by Daniel Lafrance
Annick Press
Reviewed here 

Branded by the Pink Triangle
by Ken Setterington
Second Story Press

Touched by Fire
by Irene N. Watts
Tundra Books

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