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Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Awards 2012 Shortlist

This year's short list represents some of Canada's best-known children's book authors and some new names. The Children's Picture Book category showcases diverse illustration and story styles, ranging from stories of migration, adventures on two wheels, tales of mischievous animal characters, to picturesque evocations of Canadian flora and fauna. The Young Adult / Middle Reader category challenges its jury with historical novels and stories from abroad, as well as thrilling mysteries and a celebration of women authors.The 2012 winners will be announced at Toronto’s Parkdale Junior and Senior Public School, 78 Seaforth Ave. at 1:00 p.m. on May 31, 2012.

by Kerry Clare · Tagged ruth and sylvia schwartz awards, children's books