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2018 CCBC Book Awards

The Canadian Children’s Book Centre (CCBC) is delighted to announce the finalists for the following eight major awards for Canadian children’s books: - See more at:

by Kerry Clare · Tagged kids books., ccbc awards, award nominees

Dragonfly Song

by (author) Wendy Orr

Picture the Sky

illustrated by Barbara Reid

Speaking Our Truth

A Journey of Reconciliation

by (author) Monique Gray Smith

Town Is by the Sea

by (author) Joanne Schwartz
illustrated by Sydney Smith

When the Moon Comes

by (author) Paul Harbridge
illustrated by Matt James

Little Blue Chair

by (author) Cary Fagan
illustrated by Madeline Kloepper

My Beautiful Birds

by (author) Suzanne Del Rizzo

Sam & Eva

illustrated by Debbie Ridpath Ohi

Stolen Words

by (author) Melanie Florence
illustrated by Gabrielle Grimard

You Hold Me Up

by (author) Monique Gray Smith
illustrated by Danielle Daniel


Voices of Native American Women

edited by Lisa Charleyboy & Mary Beth Leatherdale


A Fresh Look at What You Eat

by (author) Sarah Elton
illustrated by Julie McLaughlin

The Sockeye Mother

by (author) Hetxw’ms Gyetxw Brett D. Huson
illustrated by Natasha Donovan


Giving Nature a Second Chance

by (author) Ann Love & Jane Drake

The Agony of Bun O'Keefe

by (author) Heather Smith

The Assassin's Curse

by (author) Kevin Sands

A Blinding Light

by (author) Julie Lawson


by (author) Heather Camlot

Step Up to the Plate, Maria Singh

by (author) Uma Krishnaswami

Blood on the Beach

by (author) Sarah N. Harvey & Robin Stevenson

The Hanging Girl

by (author) Eileen Cook

Recipe for Hate

The X Gang

by (author) Warren Kinsella

Tank & Fizz: The Case of the Missing Mage

by (author) Liam O'Donnell
illustrated by Mike Deas

Everything Beautiful Is Not Ruined

by (author) Danielle Younge-Ullman

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