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Canadian Society of Children’s Authors, Illustrators and Performers<br>La société canadienne des auteurs, illustrateurs et artistes pour enfants
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September Congratulations

Tuesday, September 11, 2012 8:08 AM | Karen Krossing (Administrator)
Congratulations to the following CANSCAIP members who are award winners and nominees:

Finalists Announced for the 2012 Canadian Children’s Book Centre Awards

The Canadian Children’s Book Centre (CCBC) announced the finalists for its seven major children’s book awards in June. The winners will be announced at the TD Canadian Children`s Literature Awards in Toronto this fall.

TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award

  • The Dragon Turn, written by Shane Peacock, Tundra Books
  • No Ordinary Day, written by Deborah Ellis, Groundwood Books
  • Off to Class: Incredible and Unusual Schools Around the World, written by Susan Hughes, Owlkids

Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award

  • Picture a Tree, written and illustrated by Barbara Reid, Scholastic
  • Pussycat, Pussycat, Where Have You Been?, written by Dan Bar-el, illustrated by Rae Maté, Simply Read Books
  • Small Saul, written and illustrated by Ashley Spires, Kids Can Press

Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children’s Non-Fiction

  • Off to Class: Incredible and Unusual Schools Around the World, written by Susan Hughes, Owlkids
  • Scribbling Women: True Tales from Astonishing Lives, written by Marthe Jocelyn, Tundra

Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction for Young People

  • Shot at Dawn: World War I (I Am Canada), written by John Wilson, Scholastic
  • This Dark Endeavour: The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein, written by Kenneth Oppel, HarperCollins
  • The Whole Truth, written by Kit Pearson, HarperCollins

John Spray Mystery Award

  • The Case of the Missing Deed (Teaspoon Detectives), written by Ellen Schwartz, Tundra
  • The Dragon Turn, written by Shane Peacock, Tundra Books
  • True Blue, written by Deborah Ellis, Pajama Press

Monica Hughes Award for Science Fiction and Fantasy

  • Hunted, written by Cheryl Rainfield, WestSide Books

Shortlist for the 2012 Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic

The Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic are presented annually to Canadian writers with a speculative fiction novel or book-length collection of speculative fiction published any time during the previous calendar year. The young adult shortlist includes the following title by a CANSCAIPer:

  • All Good Children, written by Catherine Austen, Orca Book Publishers

Awards for Five Thousand Years of Slavery

Five Thousand Years of Slavery, by Marjorie Gann and Janet Willen, (Tundra Books, 2011) has recently won two awards:

  • ForeWord Reviews Book of the Year, 2011 Silver Winner.
  • Young Adult Nonfiction and Nautilus 2012 Gold for Middle Grade and Teen Nonfiction.
 
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