Winners of the 2012 Manitoba Book Awards announced

The annual Manitoba Book Awards took place this past Saturday April 28th at the Centre culturel franco-manitobain. The Manitoba Writers’ Guild stages the Awards with the assistance of the Association of Manitoba Book Publishers. Winners in twelve categories were announced on Saturday night, including the winners of the McNallly Robinson Book for Young People Award.

Younger Category

S is for Scientists
S is for Scientists: A Discovery Alphabet
Written by Larry Verstraete
Illustrated by David Geister
Published by Sleeping Bear Press

Older Category

Tori by Design
Tori by Design
Written by Colleen Nelson
Published by Great Plains Teen Fiction

The administrators of the Manitoba Book Awards gratefully acknowledge the support of the following Book Awards partners: Aqua Books, Friesens, the Manitoba Arts Council, Manitoba Culture, Heritage and Tourism, McNally Robinson Booksellers, Prairie Fire, The Winnipeg International Writers Festival, The Winnipeg Foundation, the Winnipeg Arts Council, and the Canada Council for the Arts.

Find details on the Manitoba Book Awards at www.bookpublishers.mb.ca/mba