Sunday, October 17, 2010

2010 GG shortlist announced.

The 2010 GG shortlist (Governor General's Awards) was recently announced.   For those of you not in the know, these are the Canadian equivalent to the Caldecot and Newbery Awards

Children’s Literature — Text

K.L. Denman, Powell River, British Columbia, Me, Myself and Ike
(Orca Book Publishers)
Lesley Fairfield, Toronto, Tyranny
(Tundra Books)
Gina McMurchy-Barber, Surrey, British Columbia, Free as a Bird
(Dundurn Press)
Wendy Phillips, Richmond, British Columbia, Fishtailing
(Coteau Books)
Cheryl Rainfield, Toronto, Scars
(WestSide Books)

Children’s Literature — Illustration
Kristi Bridgeman, Victoria, UirapurĂș: based on a Brazilian legend, text by P. K. Page
(Oolichan Books)
Julie Flett, Vancouver, Owls See Clearly at Night: a Michif alphabet / Lii Yiiboo Nayaapiwak lii Swer: l’alfabet di Michif, text by Julie Flett
(Simply Read Books)
Matt James, Toronto, I Know Here, text by Laurel Croza
(Groundwood Books / House of Anansi Press; distributed by HarperCollins Canada)
Jon Klassen, Los Angeles [originally from Niagara Falls, Ontario], Cat’s Night Out, text by Caroline Stutson
(Simon & Schuster / A Paula Wiseman Book)
Renata Liwska, Calgary, The Quiet Book, text by Deborah Underwood
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

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