The 2016 Information Book Award winner and honour titles will be announced in early November 2016, and the award will be presented January 17, 2017 at the VCLR Celebrate BC event in Vancouver.
Our thanks to all Canadian publishers of information books for children for participating in this award.
2016 Information Book Award Shortlist
(Nine Notable Nonfiction titles published in 2015, listed alphabetically)
The Art of the Possible: An Everyday Guide to Politics. By Edward Keenan. Illustrations by Julie McLaughlin. Published by Owlkids Books.Child Soldier: When Boys and Girls Are Used in War. By Jessica Dee Humphreys and Michel Chikwanine. Illustrations by Claudia Davila. Published by Kids Can Press.
Dinosaurs From Head to Tail. By Stacey Roderick. Illustrations by Kwanchai Moriya. Published by Kids Can Press.
DNA Detective. By Tanya Lloyd Kyi. Illustrations by Lil Crump. Published by Annick Press.
Head Lice. By Elise Gravel. Published by Tundra Books.
Urban Tribes: Native Americans in the City. Edited by Lisa Charleyboy and Mary Beth Leatherdale. Published by Annick Press.
West Coast Wild: A Nature Alphabet. By Deborah Hodge. Illustrations by Karen Reczuch. Published by Groundwood.
What’s the Buzz? Keeping Bees in Flight. By Merrie-Ellen Wilcox. Published by Orca Books.
The Wolf-Birds. By Willow Dawson. Published by Owl Kids.
Information Book Award Jury: Kirsten Andersen, Lois Brymer, Amara Charters, Sarah Isbister, Meghan Ross, Kelly Savage, Fiona Trotter, Jane Whittingham, Danielle Wing, Michelle Yule. Chair: Kay Weisman
Roundtables Voting Deadline: Monday October 31, 2016
Winner Announcement: November 2016
Presentation of the Award: Tuesday January 17, 2017 at the VCLR Celebrates Event
Further Information/Voting Submissions: [email protected]