Congratulations to the following CANSCAIP members who are award winners:
2012 Sunburst Winners
The Sunburst Award Committee announced that the winner of its 2012 young adult award is All Good Children by Catherine Austen (Orca Book Publishers). The Sunburst Awards honor Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic.
2012 Heritage and History Book Award
Janet McNaughton won the 2012 Heritage and History Book Awards in the Children’s/Young Adult Literature category for her novel The Dragon Seer’s Gift (HarperCollins Canada). The Heritage and History Book Awards are sponsored by the Historic Sites Association and administered by the Writers’ Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador (WANL).
Quebec Writers’ Federation Prize for Children’s and Young Adult Literature
On November 20, 2012, the Quebec Writers’ Federation held its annual Awards Gala in Montreal. The QWF Prize for Children’s and Young Adult Literature went to Catherine Austen for 26 Tips for Surviving Grade 6, published by James Lorimer & Company Ltd.