Friday, 4 April 2014

2014 Canadian Science Writers' Association Book Awards nominees

Annually, the Canadian Science Writers’ Association presents two book awards to honour outstanding contributions to science writing.  One of the two awards is for science writing, in either French or English, for young readers of ages 8-12 years and published in the previous year.

The nominees for this year's outstanding science books for young people are:

A History of Just About Everything
by Elizabeth MacLeod and Frieda Wishinsky
Kids Can Press

Au labo, les Débrouillards!
by Yannick Bergeron
Bayard Canada Livres

Before the World Was Ready: Stories of Daring Genius in Science
by Claire Eamer and Sa Boothroyd
Annick Press

Buzz About Bees
by Kari-Lynn Winters
Fitzhenry & Whiteside

Dirty Science: 25 Experiments with Soil
by Shar Levine and Leslie Johnstone
Scholastic Canada

Pandemic Survival: It's Why You're Alive
by Ann Love and Jane Drake
Tundra Books

The winners of this year’s award will be announced in late April  and the award will be presented during the CSWA awards banquet in Toronto on June 7th, 2014.  For more details, go to the CSWA website here.

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