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Winners of the 2012 Canadian Children’s Literature Awards Announced

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Last night at a gala event at the Ritz-Carlton in Toronto, the Canadian Children’s Book Centre (CCBC) announced the winners of its six major Canadian children’s book awards. At the ceremony, Tim Hockey, President & CEO of TD Canada Trust, announced that the TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award has incresed its cash award from $25,000 to $30,000, making it the largest cash prize for a children’s literature award in Canada.

The 2012 Winners of the Canadian Children's Literature Awards
TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award ($30,000)
Stones for My Father (Tundra Books) by Trilby Kent

Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award ($20,000)
Without You (Kids Can Press), written and illustrated by Geneviève Côté

Norma Fleck Award For Canadian Children’s Non-Fiction ($10,000)
Loon (Groundwood Books) written by Susan Vande Griek and illustrated by Karen Reczuch

Geoffrey Bilson Award For Historical Fiction For Young People ($5,000)
The Hangman in the Mirror (Annick Press) by Kate Cayley

John Spray Mystery Award ($5,000)
Charlie’s Key (Orca Book Publishers) by Rob Mills

Monica Hughes Award for Science Fiction and Fantasy ($5,000)
What Happened to Serenity? (Red Deer Press) by PJ Sarah Collins

Congratulations to the winners! For more information about the awards, please visit the CCBC website.

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