Thursday 31 May 2012

Chocolate Lily Awards 2012/2013 Nominees

The shortlists of nominated titles for the 2012-2013 Chocolate Lily Awards, books by British Columbia authors and/or illustrators for young readers in Kindergarten to Grades 6, were announced on May 25, 2012.

Now just two categories (the Novel category is no longer used), the shortlists on which young readers will vote next spring include the following titles:

In the Chapter Book Category (Grade 3 – Grade 5)

• Ghosts of the Titanic
by Julie Lawson

• Encore Edie
by Annabel Lyon

• That Fatal Night
by Sarah Ellis

• The Runaway
by Glen Huser

• Run Marco Run
by Norma Charles

• The Whole Truth
by Kit Pearson

• Ice Storm
by Penny Draper

In the Picture Book Category (Kindergarten to Grade 5)

• Pussycat, Pussycat, Where have you Been?
by Dan Bar-el

• I Want to go to the Moon 
by Tom Saunders 
Illustrated by Cynthia Nugent (BC)

• Seal Song
by Andrea Spalding

• Can Hens Give Milk?
by Joan Betty Stuchner

• Sounds of the Ferry 
 by Sara Leach

• Louis the Tiger Who Came From the Sea
by Michal Kozlowski

• Grandpa’s Girls
by Nicola I. Campbell

We'll be checking back on these short lists when young readers in B.C. begin their reading and voting and ultimately when the winners are announced in May, 2013.

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