FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Toronto (September 8, 2022)—The Canadian Children’s Book Centre (CCBC) is excited to announce the finalists for the following eight major awards celebrating Canadian books for young people. The Indigenous titles are available from GoodMinds.com.
-TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award ($50,000)
-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)
-Amy Mathers Teen Book Award ($5,000)
-Jean Little First-Novel Award ($5,000)
-Arlene Barlin Award for Science Fiction and Fantasy ($5,000)
-David Booth Children’s and Youth Poetry Award ($3,500)
The nominated titles represent the exceptional quality of the work by Canadian authors and illustrators from across the country. Each title nominated will capture the imaginations of Canadian young people and were chosen by our juries to represent the best in their category.
This year’s awards program features two inaugural awards: the Arlene Barlin Award for Science Fiction and Fantasy and the David Booth Children’s and Youth Poetry Award.
The winners of the awards will be announced at an in-person event at Harbourfront Centre on Thursday, September 29, presented in partnership with the Toronto International Festival of Authors (TIFA) as part of its TIFA Kids! Programming.
- See more at: https://bookcentre.ca/news/2022-shortlists-ccbc-book-awards