Thursday, July 12, 2007

Information Book Award Short-List Announced

The Children’s Literature Roundtables of Canada
Proudly Announces…..


At Vimy Ridge: Canada’s Greatest World War I Victory
by Hugh Brewster. Scholastic Canada.

I Found a Dead Bird: The Kids’ Guide to the Cycle of Life and Death
by Jan Thornhill. Maple Tree Press.

The Kids Book of Canadian Immigration.
by Deborah Hodge. Illustrated by John Mantha.
Kids Can Press.

Ryan and Jimmy and the Well in Africa that Brought Them Together.
by Herb Shoveller. Kids Can Press.

You Can’t Read This: Forbidden Books, Lost Writing, Mistranslations and Codes.
by Val Ross. Tundra Books.

Roundtables across Canada will consider these finalists at their fall meetings and vote for their top three choices. Our vote will take place on Sunday September 16th between 2-4pm @ 2540 Trent St. Come for tea and vote for your favourites.

Can't make the tea? No problem, email your vote to on or before September 16th. The announcement of the award will be made during Canadian Children’s Book Week in November.

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