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2014 Children's Book Centre Awards Finalists

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 on November 6 and Montreal on October 28. Overall, $130,000 in prize monies will be awarded. The nominated books exemplify some of the very best work by Canadian authors and illustrators. The Canadian Children’s Book Centre is proud to share these titles and the juries’ notes with you. This year, TD is once again partnering with CBC Books to present the TD Canadian Children's Literature Fan Choice Award. Young people across Canada are encouraged to vote for their favourite book online at, starting on September 18, 2014. One lucky voter will be selected to win a trip to Toronto to meet their favourite author/illustrator and to present the award at the TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award gala event on November 6, 2014.

by Kerry Clare · Tagged kids' books, awards, ccbc

Branded by the Pink Triangle

by (author) Ken Setterington

The Man with the Violin

by (author) Kathy Stinson
illustrated by Dusan Petricic

Once Upon a Northern Night

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

The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B

by (author) Teresa Toten

Fox and Squirrel

illustrated by Ruth Ohi

How To

illustrated by Julie Morstad

My Name Is Blessing

by (author) Eric Walters
illustrated by Eugenie Fernandes

Where Do You Look?

by (author) Marthe Jocelyn & Nell Jocelyn

History of Just About Everything, A

180 Events, People and Inventions That Changed the World

by (author) Elizabeth MacLeod & Frieda Wishinsky
illustrated by Qin Leng

The Last Train

A Holocaust Story

by (author) Rona Arato

Looks Like Daylight

Voices Of Indigenous Kids

by (author) Deborah Ellis
foreword by Loriene Roy

Brothers at War

by (author) Don Cummer

Graffiti Knight

by (author) Karen Bass

The Manager

A Novel

by (author) Caroline Stellings

The Adventures of Jack Lime

by (author) James Leck

The Spotted Dog Last Seen

by (author) Jessica Scott Kerrin

Curse of the Dream Witch

by (author) Allan Stratton

Sorrow's Knot

by (author) Erin Bow

The Stowaways

by (author) Meghan Marentette
illustrated by Dean Griffiths

In the Tree House

by (author) Andrew Larsen
illustrated by Duýan Petričić