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Submitted by bill on Fri, 07/05/2013 - 13:28.
As 2013 comes to a close, Quill & Quire has picked their top five books for young people. Below are their top picks, along with their reasons for choosing these wonderful titles.
Submitted by meghan on Thu, 12/05/2013 - 15:19.
Written by Adrienne Mason Illustrated by Claudia Dávila
Kids Can Press
The physics of matter - solids, liquids and gases - are explained in an enjoyable and easy-to-understand first science book. Hand-on activities will hold young readers' interest.
Starred Selections by Year
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The Canadian Children's Book Centre (CCBC) is a national, not-for-profit organization, founded in 1976. We are dedicated to encouraging, promoting and supporting the reading, writing, illustrating and publishing of Canadian books for young readers. With book collections and extensive resources in five cities across Canada, the CCBC is a treasure-trove for anyone interested in Canadian books for young readers. Our programs, publications, and resources help teachers, librarians, booksellers and parents select the very best for young readers.
Toronto – December 4, 2013 – The Canadian Children’s Book Centre (CCBC) is proud and excited to announce a new fundraising initiative called Amy’s Marathon of Books. Starting on January 1, 2014, long-time CCBC volunteer Amy Mathers will endeavor to read one book a day for a year, in an effort to raise a minimum of $100,000 to endow a Canadian teen book award with an annual cash prize of $5,000 to be presented at the yearly Canadian Children’s Literature Awards gala.
Submitted by meghan on Wed, 12/04/2013 - 16:14.
The Children’s Literature Roundtables of Canada have selected Potatoes on Rooftops: Farming in the by Hadley Dyer (Annick Press) as the winner of the 2013 Information Book Award. Rescuing the Children: The Story of the Kindertransport by Deborah Hodge (Tundra Books) is this year's honour book.
The 2013 award will be presented on March 8, 2014 at Serendipity.
Submitted by meghan on Mon, 12/02/2013 - 10:00.
The Canadian Children’s Book Centre is now accepting submissions for its six children's book awards. The submission deadline for all awards is December 20, 2013.
Submitted by meghan on Fri, 11/22/2013 - 16:11.
The Quebec Writers’ Federation’s annual literary awards, recognizing the best English-language works published by Quebec writers, were presented at a gala in Montreal on Tuesday, November 19, 2013. The evening also served to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the federation. Paul Blackwell took home the prize for Children's and YA Literature for his novel, Undercurrent (published by Doubleday Canada). Five other book awards were presented as well, with each recipient taking home $2,000. The awards are sponsored by BMO Financial Group.
Submitted by meghan on Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:32.
The 13th annual Writers’ Trust Awards was held on November 20 in Toronto at the Glenn Gould Studio. One of Canada’s premiere literary events, the evening features the presentation of six literary prizes and more than $100,000, making it one of the richest awards nights in the country. A celebration of the year’s best books and Canada’s supreme literary talents, the 2013 event was hosted by Jared Bland, books editor at The Globe and Mail. Children's book author/illustrator Barbara Reid received the $20,000 Vicky Metcalf Award for Literature for Young People (sponsored by the Metcalf Foundation).
Submitted by meghan on Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:25.