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Governor General's Literary Awards 2013 (English)

Each year, the Governor General’s Literary Awards (the GGs) honour the best in Canadian literature. As Canada’s national literary awards, the GGs represent the rich diversity of Canadian literature.

by Monica Miller · Tagged governor general, literary awards, book awards

The Lion Seeker

by (author) Kenneth Bonert

A Beautiful Truth

by (author) Colin McAdam

The Hungry Ghosts

by (author) Shyam Selvadurai

The Polymers

by (author) Adam Dickinson

Bite Down Little Whisper

by (author) Don Domanski

Birds, Metals, Stones and Rain

by (author) Russell Thornton

Shakespeare's Nigga

by (author) Joseph Jomo Pierre


A Scientific Romance

by (author) Meg Braem

The Swearing Jar

by (author) Kate Hewlett

Journey with No Maps

A Life of P.K. Page

by (author) Sandra Djwa

The Idealist

Jeffrey Sachs and the Quest to End Poverty

by (author) Nina Munk

The Memory of Water

by (author) Allen Smutylo


Encounters with My Runaway Mother

by (author) Priscila Uppal

The White Bicycle

by (author) Beverley Brenna

Becoming Holmes

The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His Final Case

by (author) Shane Peacock

Once Upon a Northern Night

by (author) Jean E. Pendziwol
illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault

Counting Back from Nine

by (author) Valerie Sherrard

The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B

by (author) Teresa Toten

Miss Mousie's Blind Date

by (author) Tim Beiser
illustrated by Rachel Berman

Oy, Feh, So?

by (author) Cary Fagan
illustrated by Gary Clement

Northwest Passage

by (author) Stan Rogers
illustrated by Matt James

How To

illustrated by Julie Morstad

For Sure

by (author) France Daigle
translated by Robert Majzels

And the Birds Rained Down

by (author) Jocelyne Saucier
translated by Rhonda Mullins

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