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Hackmatack 2018–2019 Nominations

The Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Award is a literary program designed for young readers in Atlantic Canada. Each year, thousands of children in grades four to six (aged nine to twelve) read from the selection of outstanding Canadian books and vote for their favourites.

by Kerry Clare · Tagged hackmatack, kids' books, middle grade, award nominees

The Bonaventure Adventures

by (author) Rachelle Delaney

Big Blue Forever

The Story of Canada's Largest Blue Whale Skeleton

by (author) Anita Miettunen

Camped Out

by (author) Daphne Greer

Chinese New Year

A Celebration for Everyone

by (author) Jen Sookfong Lee

Deer Island Mystery

by (author) Don Kelly

Connor McDavid (Amazing Hockey Stories)

Threat with the Puck

by (author) Lorna Schultz Nicholson
illustrated by D.A. Bishop

The Girl in the Well Is Me

by (author) Karen Rivers

Golden Goal

by (author) David Starr

A Fair Deal

Shopping for Social Justice

by (author) Kari Jones

He Who Dreams

by (author) Melanie Florence

5 Giraffes

by (author) Anne Innis Dagg
introduction by Rob Laidlaw

L'Nu'k: The People

Mi'kmaw History, Culture and Heritage

by (author) Theresa Meuse


A Fresh Look at What You Eat

by (author) Sarah Elton
illustrated by Julie McLaughlin

Miriam's Secret

by (author) Debby Waldman


A Journey of Love

by (author) Joanne George

The Painting

by (author) Charis Cotter

The Vimy Oaks

A Journey to Peace

by (author) Linda Granfield
illustrated by Brian Deines