Announcing the 2014 Information Book Award Finalists

The five finalists for the 2014 Information Book Award are:

Before the world was readyBefore the World Was Ready: Stories of Daring Genius in Science

by Claire Eamer. Annick Press, 978-1-55451-535-6



CoverFollow Your Money

by Kevin Sylvester and Michael Hlinka. Annick Press, 978-1-55451-480-9



Looks Like Daylight

Looks Like Daylight: Voices of Indigenous Kids

by Deborah Ellis. Groundwood Books, 978-1-55498-120-5



Pay It ForwardPay It Forward Kids: Small Acts, Big Change

by Nancy Runstedler. Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 978-1-55455-301-3



Pedal ItPedal It! How Bicycles are Changing the World

by Michelle Mulder. Orca Book Publishers, 978-1-45980219-3



Thank you to all the Roundtables that participated in the first round of voting to select the finalists. Special thanks to outgoing Information Book Award Chair Samantha Fraenkel who handled the duties up to this point.

Voting will take place between now and October 31, 2014. The winner and honour book will be announced the evening of November 17, 2014 in Vancouver.

The VCLR community is urged to submit votes for their favourite title to Kay Weisman. You can email the name of your favourite book directly or download and email this fillable PDF ballot form (note that the form fill feature works best if you save then open the file in Adobe Reader and not in your browser). Ballots will also be available at the Fall Breakfast on October 18th.

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