Well it is that time of year again! Time to vote for the Information Book Award Short List! The five titles nominated are all wonderful non-fiction books and very deserving of their nominations. If you haven’t already voted please take a few minutes and do so! The deadline to vote is Monday November 5th.
There are three ways to vote:
1. Send your top 3 choices in an email to [email protected]
2. Fill out a ballot and email it. Note the ballot has been updated to a fillable pdf that you can easily email back to us.
3. Vote at our Kenneth Oppel event on October 19th after having heard a fabulous book talk on each of the 5 nominated titles. There will be ballots there for you to fill out your selection.
Beyond Bullets: A Photo Journal of Afghanistan
By Rafal Gerszak with Dawn Hunter
Biomimicry: Inventions Inspired by Nature
By Dora Lee, Illustrations by Margot Thompson
Kids Can Press
Kamakwie: Finding Peace, Love, and Injustice in Sierra Leone
By Kathleen Martin
Red Deer Press
By Susan Vande Griek, Illustrated by Karen Reczuch
A Walk on the Tundra
By Rebecca Hainnu and Anna Ziegler, Illustrated by Qin Leng
If you haven’t had a chance to read these book join us October 19, 2012 at Dark Alchemy with Kenneth Oppel where our Book Talkers will give you a three-minute rundown of why should vote for your favourite three of these five finalists.