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IBBY Canada Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Canadian Picture Book Award to Pierre Pratt for Stop, Thief!

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: IBBY Canada (International Board on Books for Young People, Canadian section) is pleased to announce that Stop, Thief!, illustrated by Pierre Pratt and written by Heather Tekavec (Kids Can Press, 2014), is the winner of the 2014 Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Canadian Picture Book Award.

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2014 Science in Society Book Awards Shortlists Announced

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The Canadian Science Writers’ Association has announced the shortlists for the 2014 Science in Society Book Awards competition, two annual book awards to honour outstanding contributions to science writing 1) intended for and available to children/middle grades ages 8-12 years, and 2) intended for and available to the general public. Below is the shortlist for the 2014 Science in Society Children/ Middle Grades Book Award competition:

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2015 Atlantic Book Awards Shortlists

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The Atlantic Book Awards Society has announced the full shortlist for the eight different book prizes comprising the 2015 Atlantic Book Awards. The twenty-four books up for awards represent a wide range of books from Atlantic Canada — everything from illustrated cookbooks to evocative novels. The full shortlist is available at www.atlanticbookawards.ca. Below are the nominees for the Ann Connor Brimer Award for Children’s Literature and the Lillian Shepherd Award for Excellence in Illustration.