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White Pine Award 2020

  • Age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 7 to 17
The White Pine Award™ reading program offers teens of all ages the opportunity to read the best of Canada's recent young adult fiction titles. This program promotes reading for enjoyment and familiarizes teenagers with great Canadian books. The Forest of Reading® is Canada's largest recreational reading program! This initiative of the Ontario Library Association (OLA) offers ten reading programs to encourage a love of reading in people of all ages.

Red Maple Award 2020

  • Age: 9 to 100
  • Grade: 4 to 17
The Red Maple Award™ reading program is offered for the enjoyment of students ages 12 to 13, in Grades 7 and 8. This program includes a Fiction list every year. This program aims to get readers engaging in conversation around the books and encourages them to use critical thinking while reading. The Forest of Reading® is Canada's largest recreational reading program! This initiative of the Ontario Library Association (OLA) offers ten reading programs to encourage a love of reading in people of all ages.

Yellow Cedar Award 2020

  • Age: 7 to 100
  • Grade: 2 to 17
For the 2020 program year, the Forest of Reading consolidated our two school-aged non-fiction programs, the Silver Birch Non-Fiction Award and the Red Maple Non-Fiction Award, into one award program — the Yellow Cedar Award. It is a curated list of 10 non-fiction titles for grades 5–8. This Award will be given at the annual Festival of Trees in Toronto every May. The nominated titles will be announced with the other school-aged programs in October. The Forest of Reading® is Canada's largest recreational reading program! This initiative of the Ontario Library Association (OLA) offers ten reading programs to encourage a love of reading in people of all ages.

Silver Birch Fiction Award 2020

  • Age: 8 to 100
  • Grade: 3 to 17
The Silver Birch Award® is meant for readers aged 8 to 12, (Grades 3-6). The Forest of Reading® is Canada's largest recreational reading program! This initiative of the Ontario Library Association (OLA) offers ten reading programs to encourage a love of reading in people of all ages.

Silver Birch Express Award 2020

  • Age: 4 to 12
  • Grade: k to 7
The Silver Birch Express Award is comprised of fiction and non-fiction titles and is geared to reluctant readers and is typically suited for Grades 3 and 4. The Forest of Reading® is Canada's largest recreational reading program! This initiative of the Ontario Library Association (OLA) offers ten reading programs to encourage a love of reading in people of all ages.

Blue Spruce Award 2020

  • Age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 5
The Blue Spruce Award™ program brings recently published Canadian children's picture books to children between the ages of 4 and 7 (Junior Kindergarten to Grade 2). For many children, this is their first introduction to the world of books. This program promotes reading for enjoyment and begins to develop a child’s skill in evaluating a picture book based on story, text and pictures. The Forest of Reading® is Canada's largest recreational reading program! This initiative of the Ontario Library Association (OLA) offers ten reading programs to encourage a love of reading in people of all ages.

CCBC Book Awards Winners 2019

  • Age: 4 to 100
  • Grade: p to 17
The Canadian Children’s Book Centre (CCBC) is delighted to announce the winners of its English-language children’s book awards. Awarded tonight at a gala event in Toronto, Heather Smith took home the title of most distinguished children’s book of the year and $50,000 — the largest cash prize in Canadian children’s literature for her book, Ebb & Flow, a middle-grade novel in free-verse. The publisher, Kids Can Press, received $2,500 for promotional purposes. An additional $10,000 was shared among the four finalists for their contributions to Canadian children’s literature. Groundwood Books won three awards out of an impressive total of seven nominations. Africville by Shauntay Grant, illustrated by Eva Campbell, won the Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award; Turtle Pond by James Gladstone, illustrated by Karen Reczuch, won the Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children’s Non-Fiction; and They Say Blue by Jillian Tamaki won the CBC Fan Choice Award. Other winners include Christopher Paul Curtis, Courtney Summers and Michelle Barker. Missing from our list is Sadie by Courtney Summers, which won the John Spray Mystery Award

Forest of Reading 2020

  • Age: 3 to 100
  • Grade: p to 17
Congratulations to all the nominees for this program, administered by the Ontario Library Association.

2019 CCBC Book Awards Finalists

  • Age: 4 to 100
  • Grade: p to 17
The Canadian Children’s Book Centre (CCBC) is thrilled to announce the finalists for the following eight major awards celebrating Canadian books for young people.

John Spray Mystery Award (2019)

  • Age: 9 to 100
  • Grade: 4 to 17
The shortlist for the $5,000 2019 John Spray Mystery Award for children.