The Canadian Children’s Book Centre (CCBC) is pleased to announce the finalists for its seven major children’s book awards:
- TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award ($30,000)
- Prix TD de littérature canadienne pour l’enfance et la jeunesse ($30,000)
- Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award ($20,000)
- Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children’s Non-Fiction ($10,000)
- Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction for Young People ($5,000)
- John Spray Mystery Award ($5,000)
- Monica Hughes Award for Science Fiction and Fantasy ($5,000)
The winners will be announced at the TD Canadian Children’s Literature Awards and Prix TD de littérature canadienne pour l’enfance et la jeunesse – two invitation-only gala events in Toronto on October 22 and Montreal on October 29. Overall, $130,000 in prize monies will be awarded.
The nominated books exemplify some of the best work by Canadian authors and illustrators. The Canadian Children’s Book Centre is proud to share these titles and the juries’ notes with you.