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2017 Manitoba Book Awards

Mar. 23, 2017 – The Manitoba Book Awards, with the assistance of the Association of Manitoba Book Publishers, is pleased to announce the shortlist of books published in 2016. The juries read an amazing 127 books submitted by publisher imprints from across Canada in both English and French.

by Kerry Clare · Tagged manitoba book awards

Abandoned Manitoba

From Residential Schools to Bank Vaults to Grain Elevators

by (author) Gordon Goldsborough


Colonialism, Resources, and the Histories We Remember

by (author) Adele Perry

Her Darling Boy

A Tale of Vimy Ridge

by (author) Tom Goodman

'Dinosaurs' of the Deep

Discover Prehistoric Marine Life

by (author) Larry Verstraete
illustrated by Julius Csotonyi


The Helen Betty Osborne Story

by (author) David A. Robertson
illustrated by Scott B. Henderson

The Break

by (author) Katherena Vermette

The Archaeologists

by (author) Hal Niedzviecki


by (author) Dennis Cooley

A Dog Day for Susan

by (author) Maureen Fergus
illustrated by Monica Arnaldo

Another Me

by (author) Eva Wiseman

Social Studies

by (author) Trish Cooper

Naamiwan's Drum

The Story of a Contested Repatriation of Anishinaabe Artefacts

by (author) Maureen Matthews

No Escape from Greatness

by (author) Jeffrey John Eyamie

I Don't Like Bugs!

by (author) Edgar Danny Desjarlais
translated by William Sanderson
illustrated by Kimberly McKay

Christmas in the Crosshairs

Two Thousand Years of Denouncing and Defending the World's Most Celebrated Holiday

by (author) Gerry Bowler

Bootlegger's Confession, The

by (author) Allan Levine

The Shadow over Portage and Main

edited by Keith Cadieux & Dustin Geeraert

Horse-and-Buggy Genius

Listening to Mennonites Contest the Modern World

by (author) Royden Loewen

Indigenous Writes

A Guide to First Nations, Métis, & Inuit Issues in Canada

by (author) Chelsea Vowel

Thrashing Seasons

Sporting Culture in Manitoba and the Genesis of Prairie Wrestling

by (author) C. Nathan Hatton

A Blanket of Butterflies

by (author) Richard Van Camp
illustrated by Scott B. Henderson, Donovan Yaciuk & Nickolej Villiger

Will I See?

by (author) David A. Robertson
illustrated by G.M.B. Chomichuk
as told by iskwe & Erin Leslie

Somewhere a Long and Happy Life Probably Awaits You

by (author) Jill Sexsmith


A Novel

by (author) David Bergen

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