Saturday, May 15, 2010

Information Book Award Long List...time to narrow it down.

Yep, it's that time of the year again. Here's the long list for the 2010 Information Book Award for Canadian children's non-fiction. Most of the books are available from the Greater Victoria Public Library or at your local library. Selections will be made by June 15th and the winner is chosen in the fall.

Children’s Literature Roundtables of Canada


Ages 5-8

Alfalfabet A to Z: The Wonderful Words from Agriculture

Written by Carol Watterson. Illustrated by Michela Sorrentino

BC Agriculture for the Classroom Foundation, 2009

ISBN: 978-0-9812317-0-9

Follow That Map! A First Book of Mapping Skills

Written/Illustrated by Scot Ritchie

Kids Can Press, 2009

ISBN: 978-1-55453-274-2

Fun With Composers – Volume II

Written by Deborah Lyn Ziolkoski. Illustrated by Jim Fee

Fun With Composers, 2009

ISBN: 978-0-9780360-5-8

Getting There

Written by Marla Stewart Konrad

Tundra Books, 2009

ISBN: 978-0-88776-867-5

Have You Ever Seen an Octopus With A Broom?

Written by Etta Kaner. Illustrated by Jeff Szuc

Kids Can Press, 2009

ISBN: 978-1-55453-247-6

I Is for Inuksuk: An Arctic Celebration

Written/Illustrated by Mary Wallace

Maple Tree Press, 2009

ISBN: 978-1-897349-57-1

It’s a Snap! George Eastman’s First Photograph

Written by Monica Kulling. Illustrated by Bill Slavin

Tundra Books, 2009

ISBN: 978-0-88776-881-1

La Primera: The Story of Wild Mustangs

Written by Ian Tyson. Paintings by Adeline Halvorson

Tundra Books, 2009

ISBN: 978-0-88776-863-7

Oh, Canada!

Written/Illustrated by Per-Henrik Gurth

Kids Can Press, 2009

ISBN: 978-1-55453-374-9

Proud as a Peacock, Brave as a Lion

Written by Jane Barclay. Illustrated by Renne Benoit

Tundra Books, 2009

ISBN: 978-0-88776-951-1

The Rocket

Written by Mike Leonetti. Illustrated by Greg Banning.

North Winds Press, 2009

ISBN: 978-0-545-98948-0

Who Lives Here? Forest Animals

Written by Deborah Hodge. Illustrated by Pat Stephens

Kids Can Press, 2009

ISBN: 978-1-55453-070-0

AGES 9-15

Adventures on the Ancient Silk Road

Written by Priscilla Galloway with Dawn Hunter

Annick Press, 2009

ISBN: 978-1-55451-198-3

Animal Aha! Thrilling Discoveries in Wildlife Science

Written by Diane Swanson

Annick Press, 2009

ISBN: 978-1-55451-1655

Charlie: A Home Child’s Life in Canada

Written by Beryl Young

Key Porter Books, 2009

ISBN: 978-1-55470-200-8

The Children of Africville

Written by Christine Welldon

Nimbus Publishing, 2009

ISBN: 978-1-55109-723-7

Children of War: Voices of Iraqi Refugees

Written by Deborah Ellis

Groundwood Books/House of Anansi, 2009

ISBN: 978-0-88899-907-8

The Chinese Thought of It: Amazing Inventions and Innovations

Written by Ting-Xing Ye

Annick Press, 2009

ISBN: 978-1-55451-196-9

Dieppe: Canada’s Darkest Day of World War II

Written by Hugh Brewster

Scholastic, 2009

ISBN: 978-0-545-99420-0

Dinosaurs in Your Backyard

Written by Hugh Brewster. Illustrated by Alan Barnard

Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2009

ISBN: 978-0-8109-7099-1

Hoaxed! Fakes and Mistakes in the World of Science

by the Editors of Yes Magazine

Kids Can Press, 2009

ISBN: 978-1-55453-206-3

How Figure Skating Works

Written by Keltie Thomas. Illustrated by Stephen MacEachern

Owlkids, 2009

ISBN: 978-1-897349-59-5

How to Build Your Own Country

Written by Valerie Wyatt. Illustrated by Fred Rix

Kids Can Press, 2009

ISBN: 978-1-55453-310-7

If America Were a Village: A Book about the People of the United States

Written by David J. Smith. Illustrated by Shelagh Armstrong

Kids Can Press, 2009

ISBN: 978-1-55453-344-2

Kaboom! Explosions of All Kinds

Written by Gillian Richardson

Annick Press, 2009

ISBN: 978-1-55451-203-4

Learn to Speak Music

Written by John Crossingham. Illustrated by Jeff Kulak

Owlkids, 2009

ISBN: 978-1-897349-65-6

Living Stories

Written by Mindy Willett, Therese Zoe and Philip Zoe

Illustrated by: Tessa Macintosh (photographs)

Fifth House (Fitzhenry and Whiteside), 2009

ISBN: 1-897-252-447

Out of This World: The Amazing Search for an Alien Earth

Written by Jacob Berkowitz

Kids Can Press, 2009

ISBN: 978-1-55453-197-4

Pharaohs and Foot Soldiers

Written by Kristin Butcher. Illustrated by Martha Newbigging

Annick Press, 2009

ISBN: 978-1-55451-171-6

Remembering John McCrae

Written by Linda Granfield

Scholastic, 2009

ISBN: 978-0-439-93561-6

Robert Munsch

Written by Frank B. Edwards

Fitzhenry and Whiteside, 2009

ISBN: 978-1-55455-138-5

Sargeant Gander: A Canadian Hero

Written by Robyn Walker

Dundurn Press, 2009

ISBN: 978-1-55488-463-6

Spiked Scorpions & Walking Whales: Modern Animals, Ancient Animals & Water

Written by Claire Eamer

Annick Press, 2009

ISBN: 978-1-55451-206-5

A Thousand Years of Pirates

Written by William Gilkerson

Tundra Books, 2009

ISBN: 978-0-88776-924-5

Vanishing Habitats

Written by Robert Bateman with Nancy Kovacs. Illustrated by Robert Bateman.

Scholastic/Madison Press, 2009

ISBN: 978-0-545-98621-2

The War to End All Wars: The Story of World War I

Written by Jack Batten

Tundra Books, 2009

ISBN: 978-0-88776-879-8

What’s the Big Idea? Inventions that Changed Life on Earth Forever

Written by Helaine Becker

Owlkids, 2009

ISBN: 978-1-897349-60-1

Whispers from the Ghettos

Written by Kathy Kacer and Sharon McKay

Puffin Canada, 2009

ISBN: 978-0-14331-251-2

You Are Weird: Your Body’s Peculiar Parts and Funny Functions

Written by Diane Swanson. Illustrated by Kathy Boake

Kids Can Press, 2009

ISBN: 978-1-55453-282-7

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