2011 Hackmatack Children’s Choice Book Award Finalists Announced

The 2011 Hackmatack Children’s Choice Book Award shortlists have been announced!

The Hackmatack Children’s Choice Book Award is an Atlantic Canadian book award whichallows children to choose their favourite Canadian and Atlantic Canadian books. This year, the children will read from a selection of forty books divided in four categories: English Fiction, English Non-Fiction, French Fiction and French Non-Fiction, chosen for their literary, cultural and enjoyment factors. The books have generally been published within two or three years of selection.

English Fiction

The Adventures of Jack Lime
by James Leck
Kids Can Press, 2010
9781554533640
$18.95 (hc)

The Dread Crew: Pirates of the Backwoods
by Kate Inglis
Nimbus, 2009
9781551097374
$16.95 (hc)

The Gnome’s Eye
by Anna Kerz
Orca, 2010
9781554691951
$9.95 (pb)

Jacob Two-Two on the High Seas
by Cary Fagan
Tundra Books, 2009
9780887768958
$12.99 (hc)

Kayak Combat
by Eric Howling
Lorimer, 2010
9781552774762
$9.95 (pb)

Libby’s Got the Beat
by Robert Rayner
Lorimer, 2010
9781552774700
$8.95 (pb)

Pit Pony
by Joyce Barkhouse
Formac, 2010
9780887809248
$9.95 (pb)

Prisoner of Dieppe: World War II
by Hugh Brewster
Scholastic Canada, 2010
9780545985949
$14.99 (hc)

Tumbleweed Skies
by Valerie Sherrard
Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2010
9781554551132
$12.95 (pb)

Zack & Zoe: Bully and the Beagle
by Kristin Butcher
Lorimer, 2009
9781552774274
$8.95 (pb)

English Non-Fiction

Animals That Changed the World
by Keltie Thomas
Annick Press, 2010
9781554512423
$12.95 (pb)

Canada from Above
by Heather Patterson
Scholastic, 2010
9781443102247
$7.99 (pb)

Canada’s Wars: An Illustrated History
by Jonathan Webb
Scholastic/ Madison Lester, 2010
9780545980265
$24.99 (hc)

Case Closed? Nine Mysteries Unlocked by Modern Science
by Susan Hughes
Kids Can Press, 2010
9781554533626
$18.95 (hc)

Don’t Touch That Toad and Other Strange Things Adult Tell You
by Catherine Rondina
Kids Can Press, 2010
9781554534548
$14.95 (hc)

Fatty Legs: A True Story
by Christy Jordan-Fenton and Margaret Pokiak-Fenton
Annick Press, 2010
9781554512461
$12.95 (pb)

Highway of Heroes
by Kathy Stinson
Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2010
9781554551828
$21.95 (hc)

Hilarious History of Hockey
by Helaine Becker
Scholastic, 2010
9781443100397
$7.99 (pb)

New Brunswick Kids Cook
By Marilyn Lohnes
Partners Publishing, 2010
9780981121239
$16.95 (pb)

Wild Ones: The Tough Little Delicious Lowbush Blueberry
by Paddy Muir
Northwest Arm Press, 2010
9781926781075
$9.95 (pb)

Roman Français / French Fiction

Bienvenue à Rocketville
par Danielle Boulianne
Phoénix, 2010
9782923425375
8,95$ (pc)

Catastrophe en Guadeloupe
par Camille Bouchard
Dominique et Compagnie, 2010
9782895128441
8,95$ (pc)

Le combat des caboches
par Marie Beauchamp
Pierre Tisseyre, 2010
9782896331383
9,95$ (pc)

Du soccer extrême
par François Gravel
FouLire, 2010
9782895911029
8,95$ (pc)

L’étrange affaire du 413
par Nadya Larouche
Vents d’Ouest, 2010
9782895371915
9,95$ (pc)

Les livres mènent loin!
par Émilie Boucher
Francophonie, 2010
9782896272235
14,95$ (pc)

Livreur express
par Véronique Drouin
Québec/Amérique, 2010
9782764407417
12,95$ (pc)

Le projet Persée
par Sophie Bérubé
Soleil de minuit, 2010
9782922691795
9,95$ (pc)

Ton journal intime Zone Frousse
par Richard Petit
Z’ailées, 2010
9782923574769
8,95$ (pc)

Vlad et moi et les nids-de-poule
par Brigitte Huppen
Soulières, 2010
9782896071197
9,95$ (pc)

Documentaire Français / French Non-Fiction

L’astronomie facile et amusante
par Jean-Pierre Urbain
Multimondes, 2009
9782895441618
14,95$ (pc)

Le cheval
par Sylvie Roberge et Jacques Pasquet
Dominique et Compagnie, 2010
9782895127963
18,95$ (hd)

Citron bleu et zeste de carottes
par Céline Malepart
Courte échelle, 2009
9782896512768
12,95$ (pc)

Julie Payette
par Christine Ouin et Louise Pratte
Goélette, 2010
9782896387663
10,95$ (pc)

Marco Polo
par Johanne Ménard
Michel Quintin, 2010
9782894354445
8,95$ (pc)

Les marmottes
par Alain Bergeron; Sampar; Michel Quintin
Michel Quintin, 2010
9782894354643
8,95$ (pc)

Mon premier livre de contes du Canada
par Corinne de Vailly
Goélette, 2010
9782896386277
21,95$ (pc)

Le petit livre des affaires dégueulasses
par Stéphane C. Dubois
Les Malins, 2009
9782896570751
9,95$ (pc)

Secrets des fleurs de bord de routes
par Marie D’Amours
Bertrand Dumont, 2009
9782923382333
14,95$ (pc)

Ti-Jean tête d’or
par Melvin Gallant
Bouton d’Or Acadie, 2010
9782923518657
10,95$ (pc)