Thursday, 4 October 2018

2018 Governor General's Literary Awards: Finalists announced

Yesterday, the Canada Council for the Arts announced the finalists for the highly prestigious Governor General's Literary Awards.

The seven categories of books, both in French and English, for which awards are given are:
  • Fiction
  • Non-Fiction
  • Poetry
  • Young People's Literature (Text)
  • Young People's Literature (Illustration)
  • Drama
  • Translation

Congratulations to the finalists 
of all the awards
and I present here those nominees of
works for young people.

English-language: Young People's Literature (Text)

Ebb & Flow
Written by Heather Smith
Kids Can Press
Reviewed here

Learning to Breathe
Written by Janice Lynn Mather
Simon & Schuster

Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster
Written by Jonathan Auxier
Puffin Canada

The Journey of Little Charlie
Written by Christopher Paul Curtis
Reviewed here

Winnie's Great War
Written by Lindsey Mallick and Josh Greenhut
Art by Sophie Blackall

English-language:  Young People's Literature (Illustration)

Written by Shauntay Grant
Illustrated by Eva Campbell
Groundwood Books
Reviewed here

At the Pond
Written and illustrated by Werner Zimmermann
North Winds Press (Scholastic Canada)

Go Show the World: A Celebration of Indigenous Heroes
Written by Wab Kinew
Illustrated by Joe Morse
Tundra Books

Ocean Meets Sky
Written and illustrated by the Fan Brothers
Simon & Schuster Books for Young People

They Say Blue
Written and illustrated by Jillian Tamaki
Groundwood Books

 French-language: Young People's Literature (Text)

13000 ans et des poussières
par Camille Bouchard
Soulières éditeur

Ferdinand F., 81 ans, chenille
par Mario Brassard
Soulières éditeur

Les Marées
par Brigitte Vaillancourt
Les Éditions du Boréal

Maman veut partir
par Jonathan Bécotte
Leméac Éditeu

Un dernier songe avant le grande sommeil
par Jocelyn Boisvert
Soulières éditeur

French-language: Young People's Literature (Illustration)

Jules et Jim, frères d'armes
par Jacques Goldstyn
Bayard Canada

Le chemin de la montagne
par Marianne Dubuc
Comme des géants

Les mots d'Eunice
par Gabrielle Gendreau 
Illustré par Nahid Kazemi
Édtions de l'Isatis
Lili Macaroni: Je suir comme je suit
par Nicole Testa 
Illustré par Annie Boulanger
Dominique et compagnie
Une histoire de cancer qui finit bien
par Marianne Ferrer 
Illustré par India Desjardins
Les Éditions de la Pastèque


Winning titles will be announced 
on October 30, 2018
presented on a later date at Rideau Hall.

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