Governor General’s 2016 Finalists

The finalists for the Governor General’s Literary Awards have been announced and the winners will be revealed on October 25th. Two of the categories are specifically for younger readers. Here are the finalists for those categories:

YOUNG PEOPLE’S LITERATURE – TEXT

Calvin The Emperor of Any Place

Calvin by Marine Leavitt

The Emperor of Any Place by Tim Wynne-Jones

Once, in a Town Called Moth A Thousand Nights (A Thousand Nights, #1)

Once in a Town Called Moth by Trilby Kent

A Thousand Nights by EK Johnston

The Unquiet

The Unquiet by Mikaela Everett

 

YOUNG PEOPLE’S LITERATURE – ILLUSTRATED BOOKS

The Branch A Hungry Lion, or A Dwindling Assortment of Animals

The Branch by Mireille Messier and Pierre Pratt

A Hungry Lion or A Dwindling Assortment of Animals by Lucy Ruth Cummins

Ooko Tokyo Digs a Garden

Ooko by Esme Shapiro

Tokyo Digs a Garden by Jon-Erik Lappano and Kellen Hatanaka

The White Cat and the Monk: A Retelling of the Poem “Pangur Bán”

The White Cat and the Monk by Jo Ellen Bogart and Sydney Smith