Friday, 20 May 2016

2016 Forest of Reading winners and honour books announced at Festival of Trees




This week, the Festival of Trees was held at Toronto's Harbourfront.  Over 8000 readers participated in the events at the Festival, which focused on the awards ceremonies for the different Forest of Reading programs of the Ontario Library Association.


Here are this year's readers' choice selections for each reading program:



Blue Spruce

WINNER 
If Kids Ruled the World
by Linda Bailey
Illustrated by David Huyck
Kids Can Press





          Honour Books         

Super Red Riding Hood
by Claudia Dávila
Kids Can Press

Butterfly Park
by Elly MacKay
Running Press

  










Silver Birch EXPRESS

   WINNER
The End of the Line
by Sharon E. McKay
Annick Press





          Honour Books        



Clover's Luck: The Magical Animal Adoption Agency, Book 1
by Kallie George
Illustrated by Alexandra Bolger
HarperTrophy

Sport-O-Rama
by Benoit Tardif
Kids Can Press









Silver Birch FICTION

 WINNER
Masterminds
by Gordon Korman
HarperCollins





          Honour Books      


Rain Shadow
by Valerie Sherrard
Fitzhenry &  Whiteside



The Swallow: A Ghost Story
by Charis Cotter
Tundra Books










Silver Birch NON-FICTION 

WINNER



Haunted Canada 5: Terrifying True Stories
by Joel A. Sutherland
Scholastic Canada




          Honour Books     


When the Worst Happens: Extraordinary Stories of Survival
by Tanya Lloyd Kyi
Illustrated by David Parkins
Annick Press



Boredom Busters: 50+ activities, recipes, experiments and more
by Caroline Fernandez
CICO Boooks












Le Prix Peuplier

                   Lauréat              

Ça commence ici! 
par Caroline Merola
Bayard Canada


          Honour Books     


Millie Rose
par Lili Chartrand
Illustré par Annie Rodrigue
Éditions Druids
Un bain trop plein!
par Andrée Poulin
Illustré par Anne-Claire Delisle
Dominque et compagnie













Le Prix Tamarac 

                   Lauréat

Un clic de trop
by Rhéa Dufresne
Bayard Canada






          Honour Books     


La gentillesse des monstres
par Camille Bouchard
Éditions de la Bagnole


Le vol TS-236
par Sylvie Roberge et Richard Vallerand
Dominique et compagnie














Le Prix Tamarac EXPRESS

                   Lauréat

Les trois grands cauchon
par Sonia Sarfati
Illustrations de Jared Karnas
Éditions Québec Amérique



          Honour Books     


Les Mutamatak: Les superhéros
par Karine Gottot et Mathieu Lampron
Éditions Michel Quintin



La bataille de l'ombre
par Estelle Vendrame et Marion Arbona
Bayard Canada








Red Maple Fiction

WINNER

The Dogs
by Allan Stratton
Scholastic Canada






          Honour Books      

We Are All Made of Molecules
by Susin Nielsen
Tundra Books



The Gospel Truth
by Caroline Pignat
Red Deer Press

















White Pine FICTION

WINNER
The Bodies We Wear
by Jeyn Roberts
Knopf/Penguin Random House






          Honour Books     


The Troop
by Nick Cutter
Pocket Books



Delusion Road
by Don Aker
HarperCollins Canada








                                                                                                                 
Thrilling news for all authors, illustrators and publishers!

Enjoyed all the more for being selected 
by young Canadian readers!


Congratulations to everyone!


Wednesday, 4 May 2016

2016 CLA Book Awards: Winners announced


The announcements of winners of the Canadian Library Association's annual book awards were recently made, and from extraordinary shortlists to outstanding winners, the selection committees have once again done their association proud.

The full list of press releases from CLA is available here.

This award recognizes an illustrator of a noteworthy Canadian book, published in 2015, that appeals to children up to the age of 12 years.

Congratulations to the Winner:

* Sidewalk Flowers *
by JonArno Lawson
Illustrated by Sydney Smith
Groundwood Books



Congratulations also to the Honour Book selected:

The Bus Ride
by Marianne Dubuc
Kids Can Press





Press release announcement from CLA







This notable award recognizes a Canadian author of an outstanding book published in Canada in 2015, which appeals to children up to and including age 12.

Congratulations to the Winner:

* The Nest *
by Kenneth Oppel
Illustrated by Jon Klassen
HarperCollins Canada



Congratulations also to the two Honour Books selected:

MiNRS

by Kevin Sylvester
Simon & Schuster


Young Man with Camera
by Emil Sher
Scholastic Canada

Press release announcement from CLA






This award recognizes an author of an outstanding English-language Canadian work of fiction (novel, collection of short stories or graphic novel), published in 2014, that appeals to young adults between the ages of 13 and 18.

Congratulations to the Winner:

* The Scorpion Rules *
by Erin Bow
Simon & Schuster Canada


Congratulations also to the Honour Book selected:


We Are All Made of Moleducles
by Susin Nielsen
Tundra Books (Penguin Random House)









Press release announcement from CLA