Friday, 15 January 2016

2016 USBBY Outstanding International Books List

Each year, the United States Board of Books for Young People (USBBY) compiles its Outstanding International Books 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 the 

Grades Pre-K to Grade 2

The Bus Ride
by Marianne Dubuc
Translated by Yvette Ghione
Kids Can Press

Sidewalk Flowers
by JonArno Lawson
Illustrated by Sydney Smith
Groundwood Books

Grades 3-5

The Red Bicycle: The Extraordinary Story of One Ordinary Bicycle
by Jude Isabella
Illustrated by Simone Shin
Kids Can Press

Grades 6-8

We Are All Made of Molecules
by Susin Nielsen
Tundra Books

Grades 9-12

My Name is Arnaktauyok: The Life and Art of Germaine Arnaktauyok

by Germaine Arnaktauyok and Gyu Oh
Illustrated by Germaine Arnaktauyok
Inhabit Media

Prison Boy
by Sharon E. Mackay
Annick Press

Dance of the Banished
by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch
Pajama Press

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