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The Canadian Library Association Announces 2013 Book Awards Finalists

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CLA Award

The Canadian Library Association has announced the finalists for this year?s children?s, young adult and illustrated book awards. These awards are given out to the best English-language Canadian fiction for children and young adults that was published in 2012.

This year?s nominated titles are:

Book of the Year for Children Award

  • Kit Pearson, And Nothing but the Truth (HarperCollins Canada)
  • Shane Peacock, Becoming Holmes (Tundra Books)
  • Allan Stratton, The Grave Robber?s Apprentice (HarperCollins Canada)
  • Michael Bedard, The Green Man (Tundra)
  • Arthur Slade, Island of Doom (HarperCollins Canada)
  • Caroline Adderson, Middle of Nowhere (Groundwood Books)
  • Polly Horvath, One Year in Coal Harbour (Groundwood)
  • Susin Nielsen, The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen (Tundra)
  • Cyndi Sand-Eveland, A Tinfoil Sky (Tundra)
  • Gordon Korman, Ungifted (Scholastic Canada)

Young Adult Book Award

  • Kelley Armstrong, The Calling (Random House Canada)
  • Susan Juby, Bright?s Light (HarperCollins Canada)
  • Alice Kuipers, 40 Things I Want to Tell You (HarperCollins Canada)
  • Martine Leavitt, My Book of Life by Angel (Groundwood)
  • Billie Livingston, One Good Hustle (Random House Canada)
  • C.K. Kelly Martin, Yesterday (Doubleday Canada)
  • Susin Nielsen, The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen (Tundra)
  • Kenneth Oppel, Such Wicked Intent (HarperCollins Canada)
  • Kathy Stinson, What Happened to Ivy (Second Story Press)
  • Eva Wiseman, The Last Song (Tundra)

Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator?s Award

  • J Torres; Faith Erin Hicks, illus., Into the Woods (Kids Can Press)
  • Rogé; Alison Morgan, trans., French Fry King (Tundra)
  • Andrea Beck, Goodnight, Canada (Scholastic Canada)
  • Genevieve Côté, Mr. King?s Things (Kids Can)
  • Sheree Fitch; Yayo, illus., Night Sky Wheel Ride (Tradewind Books)
  • Mark Anthony Jacobson, Ojibway Clans (Native Northwest)
  • Jennifer Lanthier; François Thisdale, illus., The Stamp Collector (Fitzhenry & Whiteside)
  • Susan Hood; Janice Nadeau, illus., The Tooth Mouse (Kids Can)
  • Kyo Maclear; Isabelle Arsenault, illus., Virginia Wolf (Kids Can)
  • Elin Kelsey; Soyeon Kim, illus., You Are Stardust (Owlkids)

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