The 2019 Information Book Award Shortlist is out!

The Children’s Literature Roundtables of Canada Announce…

2019 Information Book Award Shortlist

(Eight terrific non-fiction titles published in 2018, listed alphabetically)

Bloom: A story of fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli. By Kyo Maclear. Illustrated by Julie Morstad. Published by Tundra Books.

Mary Who Wrote Frankenstein. By Linda Bailey. Illustrations by Julia Sarda. Published by Tundra Books.

Out of the Ice: How climate change is revealing the past. By Claire Eamer. Illustrated by Drew Shannon. Published by Kids Can Press.

Ramadan: The holy month of fasting. By Ausma Zehanat Khan. Published by Orca Book Publishers.

Too Young to Escape: A Vietnamese girl waits to be reunited with her family. By Van Ho and Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch. Published by Pajama Press.

The Triumphant Tale of the House Sparrow. By JanThornhill. Published by Groundwood Books.

The True Tale of a Giantess: The story of Anna Swan. By Anne Renaud. Illustrated by Marie Lafrance. Published by Kids Can Press.

Wild Buildings and Bridges: Architecture inspired by nature. By Etta Kaner and Carl Wiens. Published by Kids Can Press.

Information Book Award Jury: Brooklyn Cribdon, Vicki Donoghue, Sarah Fast, Lauren Hathaway, Meghan Ross, Natalie Schembri, Lonestar Stone, Fiona Trotter, and Michelle Yule. Chair: Danielle Wing

ROUNDTABLES VOTING DEADLINE: OCTOBER 31, 2019

WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT: 16 NOVEMBER 2019

PRESENTATION OF AWARD: 29, JANUARY 2020

FURTHER INFORMATION/ VOTING SUBMISSIONS: [email protected]