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Winners Announced for the 2015 Canadian Children’s Book Centre Awards


$145,000 in prize money awarded to Canadian children’s authors and illustrators

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Toronto (November 19, 2015) – The Canadian Children’s Book Centre (CCBC) is thrilled to announce the winners of its seven English-language children’s book awards. The TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award was given to author Jonathan Auxier, who took home the $30,000 prize for his middle-grade novel, The Night Gardener (Penguin Canada); an additional $12,500 was divided between the winning book’s publisher and the creators of the other four nominated titles. It was a big night for Auxier, who also won the Monica Hughes Award for Science Fiction and Fantasy ($5,000). Seven awards in total were given out:


Have Your Say – Consider a Written Submission to the First Strategy on Arts and Culture in Ontario

The Ontario Arts Council is inviting professional creators and people working in related fields to participate in the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport's consultation to develop the first Ontario Culture Strategy.

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Great Reads for the Holidays 2015

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The Canadian Children’s Book Centre (CCBC) has compiled a list of great Canadian books, for kids of all ages, for the 2015 holiday season. The books featured in this list are starred selections from the Fall 2015 edition of Best Books for Kids & Teens.