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Information Book Award
Children's Literature Roundtables of Canada
Contact Info:Samantha PearsonChair, Information Book Award Committee
Sponsored by the Children's Literature Roundtables of Canada, the Information Book Award is given to recognize an outstanding information book for children and young people 5 to 15 years of age written in English by a Canadian citizen. The book will be drawn from the following types: cultural, concept, life cycle, science, biography, history and geography. The book must have been published in Canada during the previous year by a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant. The award carries a cash prize of $1000.
|2014||Michelle Mulder, Pedal It! How Bicycles are Changing the World. Victoria: Orca Book Publishers, 2013.|
|2013||Hadley Dyer, Potatoes on Rooftops: Farming in the City. Toronto: Annick Press, 2012.|
|2012||Susan Vande Griek, Loon. Illustrated by Karen Reczuch. Toronto: Groundwood Books, 2011.|
|2011||Tanya Lloyd Kyi, 50 Burning Questions: A Sizzling History of Fire. Illustrated by Ross Kinnaird. Toronto: Annick Press, 2010.|
|2010||Valerie Wyatt, How to Build Your Own Country. Illustrated by Fred Rix. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2009.|
|2009||Janet Wilson, One Peace: True Stories of Young Activist. Victoria: Orca Book Publishers, 2008.|
|2008||Rochelle Strauss, One Well: The Story of Water on Earth. Illustrated by Rosemary Woods. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2007.|
|2007||Jan Thornhill, I Found a Dead Bird: The Kidsâ€™ Guide to the Cycle of Life & Death. Toronto: Maple Tree Press, 2006.|
|2006||Bill Slavin with Jim Slavin, Transformed: How Everyday Things Are Made. Illustrated by Bill Slavin. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2005.|
|2005||Hugh Brewster, On Juno Beach: Canadaâ€™s D-Day Heroes. Markham, ON: Scholastic Canada, 2004.|
|2004||Shari Graydon, Made You Look: How Advertising Works and Why You Should Know. Toronto: Annick Press, 2003.|
|2003||Karen Levine, Hanaâ€™s Suitcase. Toronto: Second Story Press, 2002.|
|2002||Linda Granfield, Where Poppies Grow: A World War One Companion. Toronto: Stoddart Kids, 2001.|
|2001||Deborah Hodge, The Kids Book of Canada and How the CPR was Built. Illustrated by John Mantha. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2000.|
|2000||Vivien Bowers, Wow Canada! Exploring This Land From Coast to Coast to Coast. Illustrated by Dan Hobbs and Diane Eastman. Toronto: Owl Books/Greey de Pencier, 1999.|
|1999||Barbara Greenwood, The Last Safe House: A Story of the Underground Railroad. Illustrated by Heather Collins. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 1998.|
|1998||Shelley Tanaka, The Buried City of Pompeii. Illustrated by Greg Ruhl. Richmond Hill, ON: Scholastic Canada, 1997.|
|1997||Shelley Tanaka, On Board the Titanic. Illustrated by Ken Marschall. Richmond Hill, ON: Scholastic Canada, 1996.|
|1996||Linda Granfield, In Flanders Fields: The Story of the Poem by John McCrae. Illustrated by Janet Wilson. Toronto: Lester Publishing, 1995.|
|1995||Barbara Greenwood, A Pioneer Story: The Daily Life of a Canadian Family in 1840. Illustrated by Heather Collins. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 1994.|
|1994||Barbara Bondar, On the Shuttle: Eight Days in Space. Toronto: Greey de Pencier, 1993.|
|1994||Linda Granfield, Cowboy: A Kid's Album. Toronto: Groundwood Books, 1993.|
|1993||Janet Lunn & Christopher Moore, The Story of Canada. Illustrated by Alan Daniel. Toronto: Key Porter, 1992.|
|1992||Jan Thornhill, A Tree in a Forest. Toronto: Greey de Pencier, 1991.|
|1991||Camilla Gryski, Hands On, Thumbs Up. Illustrated by Pat Cupples. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 1990.|
|1990||Celia Godkin, Wolf Island. Markham, ON: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 1989.|
|1989||Terence Dickinson, Exploring the Night Sky by Day. Camden East, ON: Camden House, 1988.|
|1988||Caroline Parry, Let's Celebrate!. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 1987.|
|1987||David Suzuki, Looking at Insects. Toronto: Stoddart Publishing, 1986.|