Susin Nielsen’s Dear George Clooney, Please Marry My Mom (Tundra Books) is the winner of the 2012 Manitoba Young Readers’ Choice Award (MYRCA). This award aims to promote reading and Canadian literature by giving young people the opportunity to vote for their favourite Canadian book from an annual preselected list. The books are nominated based on their quality and reader appeal. Kenneth Oppel’s Half Brother (HarperCollins Canada) and Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch’s Stolen Child (Scholastic Canada) were named the 2012 honour books.
The nominees for the 2013 MYRCA list have been announced. Click here to view the list.