Wednesday 17 July 2013

2013/2014 Red Cedar, B.C.'s Young Readers' Choice, Award: Nominees announced

The Red Cedar Book Award (a.k.a. B.C.'s Young Readers' Choice Award) announced its award winners for 2012/2013 and have already announced the two short-lists of nominated titles for the upcoming year, though not officially launched until November.  Readers in Grades 4 through 7 will have until next spring to read the books to prepare themselves for voting in April.  The winners are announced annually in May.

Here are the 2013/2014 short-lists for the Red Cedar Fiction and Information Book Awards:

My Name is Paravana
by Deborah Ellis

Mr. and Mrs. Bunny – Detectives Extraordinaire!
by Polly Horvath

Summer in the City
by Marie-Louise Gay and David Homel

Torn Apart: The Internment Diary of Mary Kobayashi (Dear Canada)
by Susan M. Aihoshi
Scholastic Canada

by Gordon Korman
Balzer & Bray/HarperCollins

The Encyclopedia of Me
by Karen Rivers
Arthur A. Levine Books/Scholastic Canada

The Grave Robber’s Apprentice
by Allan Stratton
HarperCollins Canada

The Mighty Miss Malone
by Christopher Paul Curtis
Wendy Lamb Books/Random House

Cat’s Cradle Book 1: The Golden Twine
by Jo Rioux
Kids Can Press

by Holly Bennett

The Gargoyle at the Gates
by Philippa Dowding

Mimi Power and the I-Don’t-Know-What
by Victoria Miles
Tradewind Books

Bodyguards! From Gladiators to the Secret Service
by Ed Butts
Illustrated by Scott Plumbe
Annick Press

The World in Your Lunchbox: The Wacky History and Weird Science Of Everyday Foods
by Claire Eamer
Illustrated by Sa Boothroyd
Annick Press

Earth-friendly Buildings, Bridges and More: The Eco-Journal Of Corry Lapont
by Etta Kaner
Illustrated by Stephen MacEachern
Kids Can Press

The Big Green Book of the Big Blue Sea
by Helaine Becker
Illustrated by Willow Dawson
Kids Can Press

Mimi’s Village and How Basic Health Care Transformed It
by Katie Smith Milway
Illustrated by Eugenie Fernandes
Kids Can Press

Cryptic Canada: Unsolved Mysteries From Coast To Coast
by Natalie Hyde
Illustrated by Matt Hammill

The Secret Life Of Money: A Kid’s Guide To Cash
by Kira Vermond
Illustrated by Clayton Hanmer

City Critters: Wildlife in the Urban Jungle
by Nicholas Read

Rescuing The Children: The Story of the Kindertransport
by Deborah Hodge
Tundra Books

Willie O’Ree: The Story of the First Black Player in the NHL
by Nicole Mortillaro
James Lorimer

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