Wednesday, July 05, 2006

2006 Canadian Information Book Award Shortlist

The Children's Literature Roundtables of Canada proudly announces the

Are You Psychic? The Official Guide For Kids
by Helaine Becker. Maple Tree Press

Backyard Birds: An Introduction
by Robert Bateman. Scholastic Canada

The Blue Jean Book: The Story Behind the Seams
by Tanya Lloyd Kyi. Annick Press

Media Madness: An Insider's Guide to Media
by Dominic Ali. Kids Can Press

Our Stories, Our Songs: African Children Talk About AIDS
by Deborah Ellis. Fitzhenry and Whiteside

Terry Fox: A Story of Hope
by Maxine Trottier. Scholastic Canada

Transformed: How Everyday Things Are Made
by Bill Slavin. Kids Can Press

Congratulations to all the finalists. Roundtable members across Canada will be voting for one of these fine information titles in October of this year, with the winner being announced during Canadian Children's Bookweek in November.

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