The 2017 Willow Award nominees have been announced. The mission of The Willow Awards is to promote reading by granting awards to the Canadian and/or Saskatchewan book(s) voted by Saskatchewan students to be the best of those nominated in designated categories for a specific year.
Shining Willow Finalists
- The Darkest Dark by Chris Hadfield and Kate Fillion, illustrated by Terry and Eric Fan.
- Frank and Laverne by Dave Whamond and Jennifer Stokes, illustrated by Dave Whamond.
- French Toast by Kari-Lynn Winters, illustrated by Francois Thisdale.
- Haggis and Tank Unleashed: Digging for Dinos by Jessica Young, illustrated by James Burks.
- If I Had A Gryphon by Vikki Vansickle, illustrated by Cale Atkinson.
- In the Red Canoe by Leslie A Davidson, illustrated by Laura Bifano.
- Ocean Animals from Head to Tail by Stacey Roderick, illustrated by Kwanchai Moriya.
- The Owl and the Lemming by Roselynn Akulukjuk, illustrated by Amanda Sandland.
- Sky Pig by Jan L. Coates, illustrated by Suzanne Del Rizzo.
- Who Broke the Teapot?! by Bill Slavin.
Diamond Willow Finalists