Information Book Award Winner

Thank you to everyone who took the time and made the effort to participate in the voting process for the 2010 Information Book Award. Those of you who were at the Hycroft event Tuesday evening will already know the results which were announced by Samantha Pearson who will be taking over as the National Chair of the Information Book Award.

Winner How To Build Your Own Country

Honour BookDieppe: Canada’s Darkest Day of World War II

I thought you might like to know the results of the Vancouver vote which is as follows:

#1 – Follow that Map! A First Book of Mapping Skills (a runaway choice!!!! – way to go Scot Ritchie!!

#2 – How To Build Your Own Country

#3 – Dieppe: Canada’s Darkest Day of World War II

#4 – A Thousand Years of Pirates

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

Lois Brymer

Outgoing National Chair, Children’s Literature Roundtables of Canada, Information Book Award