CSWA Announces Shortlists for the 2012 Science in Society Book Awards

The Canadian Science Writers’ Association (CSWA) is pleased to announce the shortlist for children’s books published in Canada in 2012 and entered in the national Science in Society Book Awards competition. The award carries a $1,000 prize value. The winner will be announced mid-April and the award will be presented during the CSWA awards banquet at the annual conference in Montreal on June 7.

Here is the shortlist in alphabetical order for outstanding youth book published in 2012:

Big Green Book of the Big Blue Sea
Written by Helaine Becker
Illustrated by Willow Dawson
Kids Can Press

Earth Friendly Buildings, Bridges and More: The Eco-Journal of Corry Lapont
Written by Etta Kaner
Illustrated by Stephen MacEachern
Kids Can Press

How to Raise Monarch Butterflies: A Step-by-Step Guide for Kids
Written by Carol Pasternak

The World in Your Lunchbox: The Wacky History and Weird Science of Everyday Foods
Written by Claire Eamer
Illustrated by Sa Boothroyd
Annick Press

CSWA Awards 2012