Saturday 14 September 2013

2014 Chocolate Lily Book Awards: Short lists announced

The shortlists of nominated titles for the 2014 Chocolate Lily Awards, books by British Columbia authors and/or illustrators for young readers in Kindergarten to Grades 6, were announced on September 7, 2013.

Here are the shortlists for the two categories for which young readers will vote next spring:

In the Picture Book Category (K - Gr. 3)

Gift Days 
Written by Kari-Lynn Winters
Illustrated by Stephen Taylor
Fitzhenry& Whiteside

What’s Up, Bear?
Written by Frieda Wishinsky
Illustrated by Sean L. Moore

Rainbow Crow: Nagweyaabi-Aandeg Choc Lily shortlist 2014 
Rainbow Crow: Nagweyaabi-Aandeg
Written by David Bouchard
Illustrated by David Jean
Red Deer Press

Toads on Toast
Written by Linda Bailey
Illustrated by Colin Jack
Kids Can Press

Maggie's Chopsticks Choc Lily shortlist 2014 
Maggie’s Chopsticks
Written by Alan Woo
Illustrated by Isabelle Malenfant
Kids Can Press

Big City Bees Choc Lily shortlist 2014Big City Bees
Written by Maggie de Vries
Illustrated by Renne Benoit
Greystone Books

In the Chapter Book Category (Grades 4-6)

The Paper House
Written by Lois Peterson
Orca Book Publishers

Seeing Orange
Written by Sara Cassidy
Orca Book Publishers

A Tinfoil Sky
Written by Cyndi Sand-Eveland
Tundra Books

I'll Be Home Soon
Written by Luanne Armstrong
Ronsdale Press

One Year in Coal Harbour
Written by Polly Horvath
Groundwood Books

The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen
Written by Susin Nielsen
Tundra Books

Written by Rachel Hartman
Doubleday Canada

Middle of Nowhere
Written by Caroline Adderson
Groundwood Books

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, 2014.

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