2012 Information Book Award Finalists

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.

Here is the 2012 short list:

Beyond Bullets: A Photo Journal of Afghanistan
By Rafal Gerszak with Dawn Hunter
Annick Press

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

Loon
By Susan Vande Griek, Illustrated by Karen Reczuch
Groundwood Books

A Walk on the Tundra
By Rebecca Hainnu and Anna Ziegler, Illustrated by Qin Leng
Inhabit Media

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.