The 2018 Atlantic Book Awards Shortlist

The Atlantic Book Awards Society has released the shortlist for the 2018 Atlantic Book Awards. The awards will be presented May 10th at 7:00PM  at the Halifax Central Library. Congratulations to the nominated writers and illustrators!

Ann Connor Brimer Award for Children’s Literature
The Painting
By Charis Cotter
Publisher: Tundra Books

Polly MacCauley’s Finest Divinest, Wooliest Gift of All
By Sheree Fitch
Publisher: Running the Goat Books and Broadsides

The Memory Chair
By Susan White
Publisher: Acorn Press

Lillian Shepherd Memorial Award for Excellence in Illustration
Illustrator: Angela K. Doak
Atlantic Animal ABC
(Written by Angela K. Doak)
Publisher: Nimbus Publishing

Illustrator: Sydney Smith
Smoot: A Rebellious Shadow
(Written by Michelle Cuevas)
Publisher: Tundra Books

Illustrator: Sydney Smith
Town is By the Sea
(Written by Joanne Schwartz)
Publisher: Groundwood Books

Visit for more information and the full list of nominees.