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2020 Shortlists: CCBC Book Awards

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

by Kerry Clare · Tagged canadian children's book centre awards


illustrated by Julie Flett

Broken Strings

by (author) Eric Walters & Kathy Kacer

It Began With a Page

How Gyo Fujikawa Drew the Way

by (author) Kyo Maclear
illustrated by Julie Morstad

Small in the City

illustrated by Sydney Smith

Stand on the Sky

by (author) Erin Bow

King Mouse

by (author) Cary Fagan
illustrated by Dena Seiferling

My Winter City

by (author) James Gladstone
illustrated by Gary Clement

The Phone Booth in Mr. Hirota's Garden

by (author) Heather Smith
illustrated by Rachel Wada

When I Found Grandma

by (author) Saumiya Balasubramaniam
illustrated by Qin Leng

Beastly Puzzles

A Brain-Boggling Animal Guessing Game

by (author) Rachel Poliquin
illustrated by Byron Eggenschwiler


An Owner's Handbook

illustrated by Carolyn Fisher

Fairy Science

by (author) Ashley Spires

Killer Style

How Fashion Has Injured, Maimed, and Murdered Through History

by (author) Alison Matthews-David & Serah-Marie McMahon
illustrated by Gillian Wilson

Picking Up the Pieces

Residential School Memories and the Making of the Witness Blanket

by (author) Carey Newman & Kirstie Hudson

Among the Fallen

by (author) Virginia Frances Schwartz

Be My Love

by (author) Kit Pearson

The Big Dig

by (author) Lisa Harrington

City on Strike

by (author) Harriet Zaidman

Orange for the Sunsets

by (author) Tina Athaide

Room for One More

by (author) Monique Polak

The Mystery of Black Hollow Lane

by (author) Julia Nobel

Songs from the Deep

by (author) Kelly Powell

The Starlight Claim

by (author) Tim Wynne-Jones

All Our Broken Pieces

by (author) L.D. Crichton

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