Governor General Literary Awards Finalists

The finalists for the 2018 Governor General Literary Awards have been announced. The Canada Council for the Arts is responsible for administering the awards which are given in seven categories in English and French. Here are the finalists in the Young People’s categories in English:


Ebb and Flow The Journey of Little Charlie

Ebb and Flow by Heather Smith

The Journey of Little Charlie by Christopher Paul Curtis

Learning to Breathe Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster

Learning to Breathe by Janice Lynn Mather

Sweep by Jonathan Auxier

Winnie's Great War

Winnie’s Great War by Lindsay Mattick and Josh Greenhut, illustrated by Sophie Blackall



Africville At the Pond

Africville by Shauntay Grant, illustrations by Eva Campbell

At the Pond by Werner Zimmermann

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Go Show the World by Wab Kinew, illustrated by Joe Morse

Ocean Meets Sky by The Fan Brothers

They Say Blue

They Say Blue by Jillian Tamaki




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