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Winners: CCBC Book Awards for 2018

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Congratulations all the winners and nominees of the Canadian Children's Book Awards.
Town Is by the Sea

Town Is by the Sea

by Joanne Schwartz
illustrated by Sydney Smith
edition:Hardcover
also available: eBook

? — Winner of CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal
? Winner of the TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award
? — A young boy wakes up to the sound of the sea, visits his grandfather’s grave after lunch and comes home to a simple family dinner with his family, but all the while his mind strays to his father digging for coal deep down under the sea. Stunning illustrations by Sydney Smith, the award-winning illustrator of Sidewalk Flowers, show the striking contrast between a sparkling seaside day an …

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When the Moon Comes

When the Moon Comes

by Paul Harbridge
illustrated by Matt James
edition:Hardcover

In this atmospheric story, a group of kids play hockey on a frozen lake by moonlight. At once nostalgic and timely, this is a gorgeous book that will speak to readers young and old.

The beaver flood has finally frozen--perfect ice, without a bump or a ripple. For the kids in town, it's Christmas in November. They wait, impatiently, for the right moment.

Finally, it arrives: the full moon.

They huff and puff through logging trails, farms, back roads and tamarack swamps, the powdery snow soaking pa …

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#NotYourPrincess

#NotYourPrincess

Voices of Native American Women
edition:eBook
also available: Paperback Hardcover

 

Whether looking back to a troubled past or welcoming a hopeful future, the powerful voices of Indigenous women across North America resound in this book. In the same style as the best-selling Dreaming in Indian, #Not Your Princess presents an eclectic collection of poems, essays, interviews, and art that combine to express the experience of being a Native woman. Stories of abuse, humiliation, and stereotyping are countered by the voices of passionate women making themselves heard and demanding …

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The Assassin's Curse

The Assassin's Curse

edition:Hardcover
also available: Audiobook eBook Paperback

Christopher Rowe is back and there are more puzzles, riddles, and secrets to uncover in this third novel of the award-winning Blackthorn Key series.

Wherever Christopher Rowe goes, adventure—and murder—follows. Even a chance to meet King Charles ends in a brush with an assassin.

All that’s recovered from the killer is a coded message with an ominous sign-off: more attempts are coming. So when Christopher’s code-breaking discovers the attack’s true target, he and his friends are order …

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The Hanging Girl

The Hanging Girl

edition:Hardcover

"Trust no one.The Hanging Girl is a nail-biter littered and lined with twists that will leave you gasping." --Teresa Toten, author ofBeware That Girland The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B

Skye Thorn has given tarot card readings for years, and now her psychic visions are helping the police find the town’s missing golden girl. It’s no challenge—her readings have always been faked, but this time she has some insider knowledge. The kidnapping was supposed to be easy—no one would get hurt and she …

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The Marrow Thieves

The Marrow Thieves

edition:eBook

Shortlisted for 2018 CBC Canada Reads
Winner of 2017 Governor General's Literary Award (Young People's Literature - Text)
Winner of 2017 Kirkus Prize
Nominated for 2018 Forest of Reading - White Pine Awards
A Globe and Mail Best Book
"A timely and necessary read ... powerful and endlessly smart, it's a crucial work of fiction for people of all ages." Starred Review - Quill & Quire

 

Humanity has nearly destroyed its world through global warming, but now an even greater evil lurks. The indigenous p …

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