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2012 Children's Book Centre Awards Shortlists

The Canadian Children’s Book Centre (CCBC) is pleased to announce the finalists for its seven major children’s book awards – the TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award, Prix TD de littérature canadienne pour l’enfance et la jeunesse, Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award, Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children’s Non-Fiction, Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction for Young People, John Spray Mystery Award and the inaugural Monica Hughes Award for Science Fiction and Fantasy. The winners will be announced at The TD Canadian Children`s Literature Awards and Prix TD de littérature canadienne pour l’enfance et la jeunesse, two invitation-only gala events in Toronto and Montreal later this Fall. Overall, $120,000 in prize monies will be awarded.

by Kerry Clare · Tagged children's book centre awards

The Dragon Turn

The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His Fifth Case

by (author) Shane Peacock

Cinnamon Baby

by (author) Nicola Winstanley
illustrated by Janice Nadeau


Inventions Inspired by Nature

by (author) Dora Lee
illustrated by Margot Thompson

I'll Be Watching

by (author) Pamela Porter

The Case of the Missing Deed

by (author) Ellen Schwartz


The Life and Music of an Old-Time Fiddler

by (author) Nicole Luiken

No Ordinary Day

by (author) Deborah Ellis

Picture a Tree

illustrated by Barbara Reid


by (author) Susan Vande Griek
illustrated by Karen Reczuch

I Am Canada: Shot at Dawn

World War I, Allan McBride, France, 1917

by (author) John Wilson

Charlie's Key

by (author) Rob Mills

Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes

by (author) Jonathan Auxier

Off to Class

Incredible and Unusual Schools Around the World

by (author) Susan Hughes

Pussycat, Pussycat, Where Have You Been?

by (author) Dan Bar-el
illustrated by Rae Maté

"Scribbling Women"

True Tales from Astonishing Lives

by (author) Marthe Jocelyn

This Dark Endeavour

Apprenticeship Of Victor Frankenstein

by (author) Kenneth Oppel


by (author) Edeet Ravel

Seal Song

by (author) Andrea Spalding
illustrated by Pascal Milelli

Small Saul

illustrated by Ashley Spires

The Whole Truth

by (author) Kit Pearson

True Blue

by (author) Deborah Ellis

What Happened to Serenity?

by (author) P.J. Sarah Collins

Stones for My Father

by (author) Trilby Kent

Without You

illustrated by Genevieve Cote

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