Finalists for the 2011 Information Book Award Announced

The Children’s Literature Roundtables of Canada are pleased to announced the five finalists for the 2011 Information Book Award. The deadline for voting is Sunday, November 6, 2011 with the winner being announced on Tuesday, November 15, 2011. The award will be presented on Saturday, February 25, 2012 at Serendipity. The finalists are listed below.

50 Burning Questions: A Sizzling History of Fire
Written by Tanya Lloyd Kyi
Annick Press

Canada’s Wars: An Illustrated History
Written by Jonathan Webb
Scholastic Canada

Canadian Railroad Trilogy
Written by Gordon Lightfoot | Illustrated by Ian Wallace
Groundwood Books

Fatty Legs
Written by Christy Jordan-Fenton and Margaret Pokiak-Fenton | Illustrated by Liz Amini-Holmes
Annick Press

Up We Grow! A Year in the Life of a Small, Local Farm
Written by Deborah Hodge | Photos by Brian Harris
Kids Can Press

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