Wednesday 4 May 2016

2016 CLA Book Awards: Winners announced

The announcements of winners of the Canadian Library Association's annual book awards were recently made, and from extraordinary shortlists to outstanding winners, the selection committees have once again done their association proud.

The full list of press releases from CLA is available here.

This award recognizes an illustrator of a noteworthy Canadian book, published in 2015, that appeals to children up to the age of 12 years.

Congratulations to the Winner:

* Sidewalk Flowers *
by JonArno Lawson
Illustrated by Sydney Smith
Groundwood Books

Congratulations also to the Honour Book selected:

The Bus Ride
by Marianne Dubuc
Kids Can Press

Press release announcement from CLA

This notable award recognizes a Canadian author of an outstanding book published in Canada in 2015, which appeals to children up to and including age 12.

Congratulations to the Winner:

* The Nest *
by Kenneth Oppel
Illustrated by Jon Klassen
HarperCollins Canada

Congratulations also to the two Honour Books selected:


by Kevin Sylvester
Simon & Schuster

Young Man with Camera
by Emil Sher
Scholastic Canada

Press release announcement from CLA

This award recognizes an author of an outstanding English-language Canadian work of fiction (novel, collection of short stories or graphic novel), published in 2014, that appeals to young adults between the ages of 13 and 18.

Congratulations to the Winner:

* The Scorpion Rules *
by Erin Bow
Simon & Schuster Canada

Congratulations also to the Honour Book selected:

We Are All Made of Moleducles
by Susin Nielsen
Tundra Books (Penguin Random House)

Press release announcement from CLA

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