Monday, October 26, 2009

2009-2010 Red Cedar Book Award Nominees

Red Cedar Information Nominees 2009-2010

Arctic Adventures: Tales from the Lives of Inuit Artists by Raquel Rivera, Jirina Marton

Breakout Dinosaurs: Canada’s Coolest, Scariest Ancient Creatures—Return! by Hugh Brewster and the curators of the Royal Ontario Museum, Alan Barnard

Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose: the Story of a Painting by Hugh Brewster

Cowboys and Coffin Makers: One Hundred 19th Century Jobs You Might Have Feared or Fancied by Laurie Coulter, Martha Newbigging

Factory Girl by Barbara Greenwood

How Soccer Works by Keltie Thomas, ill. by Stephen MacEachern

The Kids Book of Canada at War by Elizabeth MacLeod, ill. by John Mantha

Kids Who Rule: the Remarkable Lives of Five Child Monarchs by Charis Cotter

Mirror with a Memory : a Nation’s Story in Photographs by Janice Weaver

The Siege: Under Attack in Renaissance Europe by Stephen Shapiro, John Mantha

The Strongest Man in the World: Louis Cyr by Nicolas Debon

Sweet!: the Delicious Story of Candy by Ann Love and Jane Drake, ill. by Claudia Davila

This is My Planet: the Kids Guide to Global Warming by Jan Thornhill

Red Cedar Fiction Nominees 2009-2010

Alex and the Ironic Gentleman by Adrienne Kress

A Perfect, Gentle Knight by Kit Pearson

The Castaways by Iain Lawrence

Darkwing by Kenneth Oppel

Dear Jo by Christina Kilbourne

Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis

Eye of the Crow by Shane Peacock

Hamish X and the Hollow Mountain by- Seán Cullen

Honey Cake by Joan Betty Stuchner and illustrated by Cynthia Nugent

If I Die Before I Wake by Jean Little

Sacred Leaf by Deborah Ellis

Safe as Houses by Eric Walters

Schooled by Gordon Korman

The Secret of Grim Hill by Linda DeMeulemeester

Thora and the Green Sea-Unicorn by Gillian Johnson

Our thanks to the Red Cedar Fiction selection committee:

Pam McLeod, Victoria Miles, Joy Gugeler, Randi Robin and Tammy Fielden.

For more information, check out the Red Cedar Website