Previous TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award Winners and Finalists

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2016

English-language Winner:

Melanie Florence. Missing Nimâmâ. Illustrated by François Thisdale. Aurora, ON: Clockwise Press, 2015.

French-language Winner:

Jacques Goldstyn. L’arbragan. Montreal: Éditions de la Pastèque, 2015.

English-language Finalists:

Kenneth Oppel. The Nest. Toronto: HarperCollins Publishers, 2015.

Carolyn Beck. The Squeak. Illustrated by François Thisdale. Markham, ON: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2015.

Willow Dawson. The Wolf-Birds. Toronto: Owlkids Books, 2015.

Michelle Barker. A Year of Borrowed Men. Illustrated by Renné Benoit. Toronto: Pajama Press, 2015.

French-language Finalists:

André Marois. Aux toilettes. Illustrated by Pierre Pratt. Montreal: Éditions Druide, 2015.

Patrick Isabelle. Camille. Montreal: Leméac Éditeur, 2015.

Maryse Rouy. L’épopée de Petit-Jules. Montreal: Éditions Hurtubise, 2015.

Jacques Goldstyn. Le prisonnier sans frontières. Montreal: Bayard Canada, 2015.

2015

English-language Winner:

Jonathan Auxier. The Night Gardener. Toronto: Puffin Canada, 2014.

French-language Winner:

Marianne Dubuc. L’autobus. Montreal: Comme des géants, 2014.

English-language Finalists:

Marie-Louise Gay. Any Questions? Toronto: Groundwood Books, 2014.

Margriet Ruurs and Katherine Gibson. A Brush Full of Colour: The World of Ted Harrison. Toronto: Pajama Press, 2014.

Hugh Brewster. From Vimy to Victory: Canada’s Fight to the Finish in World War I. Toronto: Scholastic Canada, 2014.

Christine Baldacchino. Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress. Illustrated by Isabelle Malenfant. Toronto: Groundwood Books, 2014.

French-language Finalists:

Andrée Poulin. Pablo trouve un trésor. Illustrated by Isabelle Malenfant. Montreal: Éditions Les 400 coups, 2014.

Agnès Grimaud. Papillons de l’ombre. Saint-Lambert, QC: Dominique et compagnie, 2014.

Mireille Levert. Quand j’écris avec mon cœur. Montreal: Éditions de la Bagnole, 2014.

André Marois. Le voleur de sandwichs. Illustrated by Patrick Doyon. Montreal: Éditions de la Pastèque, 2014.

2014

English-language Winner:

Kathy Stinson. The Man with the Violin. Illustrated by Dušan Petricic. Toronto: Annick Press, 2013.

French-language Winner:

Andrée Poulin. La plus grosse poutine du monde. Montreal: Bayard Canada, 2013.

English-language Finalists:

Ken Setterington. Branded by the Pink Triangle. Toronto: Second Story Press, 2013.

Andrew Larsen. In the Tree House. Illustrated by Dušan Petricic. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2013.

Jean E. Pendziwol. Once Upon a Northern Night. Illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault. Toronto: Groundwood Books, 2013.

Teresa Toten. The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B. Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 2013.

French-language Finalists:

Élizabeth Turgeon. Destins croisés. Montreal: Les Éditions du Boréal, 2013.

Marianne Dubuc. Le lion et l’oiseau. Montreal: Les Éditions de la Pastèque, 2013.

Jasmine Dubé. Ma petite boule d’amour. Illustrated by Jean-Luc Trudel. Montreal: Les Éditions de la Bagnole, 2013.

India Desjardins. Le Noël de Marguerite. Illustrated by Pascal Blanchet. Montreal: Les Éditions de la Pastèque, 2013.

2013

English-language Winner:

Polly Horvath. One Year in Coal Harbour. Toronto: Groundwood Books, 2012.

French-language Winner:

Michel Noël. À la recherche du bout du monde. Montreal: Éditions Hurtubise HMH, 2012.

English-language Finalists:

Deborah Ellis. Kids of Kabul: Living Bravely Through a Never-Ending War. Toronto: Groundwood Books, 2012.

Susin Nielsen. The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen. Toronto: Tundra Books, 2012.

Jennifer Lanthier. The Stamp Collector. Illustrated by François Thisdale. Markham, ON: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2012.

Kyo Maclear. Virginia Wolf. Illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2012.

French-language Finalists:

Élise Gravel. La clé à molette. Montreal: Éditions La courte échelle, 2012.

Fanny Britt. Jane, le renard & moi. Illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault. Montreal: Éditions La Pastèque, 2012.

Rogé. Mingan, mon village. Poems by Inuit schoolchildren. Montreal: Éditions de la Bagnole, 2012.

Marie-Francine Hébert. Tu me prends en photo. Illustrated by Jean-Luc Trudel. Montreal: Éditions Les 400 coups, 2012.

2012

English-language Winner:

Trilby Kent. Stones for My Father. Toronto: Tundra Books, 2011.

French-language Winner:

Mario Brassard. La saison des pluies. Illustrated by Suana Verelst. St-Lambert, QC: Soulières éditeur, 2011.

English-language Finalists:

Shane Peacock. The Dragon Turn (The Boy Sherlock Holmes). Toronto: Tundra Books, 2011.

Deborah Ellis. No Ordinary Day. Toronto: Groundwood Books, 2011.

Susan Hughes. Off to Class: Incredible and Unusual Schools Around the World. Toronto: Owlkids Books Inc., 2011.

Andrea Spalding. Seal Song. Illustrated by Pascal Milelli. Victoria: Orca Book Publishers, 2011.

French-language Finalists:

Denis Côté. L’amélanchier, conte de Jacques Ferron. Illustrated by Anne Sol. Montreal: Éditions Planète rebelle, 2011.

Sylvie Nicolas. Lapin-Chagrin et les jours d’Elko. Illustrated by Marion Arbona. L’île Bizard, QC: Éditions du Phoenix, 2011.

Louis Émond. Le monde de Théo. Illustrated by Philippe Béha. Montreal: Éditions Hurtubise, 2011.

Jacques Pasquet. Mots doux pour endormir la nuit. Illustrated by Marion Arbona. Montreal: Éditions Planète rebelle, 2011.

2011

English-language Winner:

Erin Bow. Plain Kate. Toronto: Scholastic Canada, 2010.

French-language Winner:

Linda Amyot. La fille d’en face. Montreal: Leméac éditeur, 2010.

English-language Finalists:

Alma Fullerton. Burn. Toronto: Dancing Cat Books, 2010.

Gordon Lightfoot. Canadian Railroad Trilogy. Illustrated by Ian Wallace. Toronto: Groundwood Books, 2010.

Valerie Sherrard. The Glory Wind. Markham, ON: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2010.

Laurel Croza. I Know Here. Illustrated by Matt James. Toronto: Groundwood Books, 2010.

French-language Finalists:

Claire Vigneau. Le chasseur de loups-marins. Illustrated by Bruce Roberts. Montreal: Éditions Les 400 coups, 2010.

Marianne Dubuc. Devant ma maison. Montreal: Éditions La courte échelle, 2010.

Alain M. Bergeron, Édith Bourget, Colombe Labonté and Guy Marchamps. Oh ! la vache ! Illustrated by Caroline Merola. St-Lambert, QC: Soulières éditeur, 2010.

Martine Audet. Xavier-la-lune. Illustrated by Luc Melanson. St-Lambert, QC: Éditions Dominique et compagnie, 2010.

2010

English-language Winner:

Arthur Slade. The Hunchback Assignments. Toronto: HarperCollins Publishers, 2009.

French-language Winner:

Mélanie Tellier. Le géranium. Illustrated by Melinda Josie. Montreal: Éditions Marchand de feuilles, 2009.

English-language Finalists:

Janet McNaughton. Dragon Seer. Toronto: HarperCollins Publishers, 2009.

Sharon Jennings. Home Free. Toronto: Second Story Press, 2009.

William Gilkerson. A Thousand Years of Pirates. Toronto: Tundra Books, 2009.

Nancy Hartry. Watching Jimmy. Toronto: Tundra Books, 2009.

French-language Finalists:

Geneviève Côté. Comme toi!. Toronto: Éditions Scholastic, 2009.

Philippe Béha. Monsieur Leloup. Montreal: Éditions Fides, 2009.

Guy Marchamps. Rêver à l’envers, c’est encore rêver. Illustrated by Marie-Claude Favreau. St-Lambert, QC: Soulières éditeur, 2009.

Angèle Delaunois. Venus d’ailleurs. Photography by Martine Doyon. Montreal: Éditions Hurtubise, 2009.

2009

English-language Winner:

Nicola I. Campbell. Shin-chi’s Canoe. Illustrated by Kim LaFave. Toronto: Groundwood Books, 2008.

French-language Winner:

Anne Villeneuve. Chère Traudi. Montreal: Éditions Les 400 coups, 2008.

English-language Finalists:

Shane Peacock. Death in the Air: The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His Second Case. Toronto: Tundra Books 2008.

Alma Fullerton. Libertad. Markham, ON: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2008.

Cary Fagan. Thing-Thing. Illustrated by Nicolas Debon. Toronto: Tundra Books, 2008.

Susin Nielsen. Word Nerd. Toronto: Tundra Books, 2008.

French-language Finalists:

Angèle Delaunois. La clé. Illustrated by Christine Delezenne. Montreal: Éditions de l’Isatis, 2008.

Jacques Pasquet. L’étoile de Sarajevo. Illustré par Pierre Pratt. St-Lambert, QC: Dominique et compagnie, 2008.

Carole Tremblay. Le nouveau parapluie de Floup. Illustrated by Steve Beshwaty. Montreal : Éditions Imagine, 2008.

Rogé. La vraie histoire de Léo Pointu. St-Lambert, QC: Dominique et compagnie, 2008.

2008

English-language Winner:

Christopher Paul Curtis. Elijah of Buxton. Toronto: Scholastic Canada, 2007.

French-language Winner:

Gilles Vigneault. Un cadeau pour Sophie. Illustrated by Stéphane Jorisch. Montreal: Éditions La montagne secrète, 2007.

English-language Finalists:

Hugh Brewster. Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose: The Story of a Painting with paintings by John Singer Sargent. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2007.

Kenneth Oppel. Darkwing. Toronto: HarperCollins Publishers, 2007.

Shane Peacock. Eye of the Crow: The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His First Case. Toronto: Tundra Books, 2007.

Frieda Wishinsky. Please, Louise! Illustrated by Marie-Louise Gay. Toronto: Groundwood Books, 2007.

French-language Finalists:

Mélanie Watt. Chester. Toronto: Éditions Scholastic, 2007.

Badiâa Sekfali. Farouj le coq. Illustrated by Jean-Marie Benoit. Montreal: Éditions Les 400 coups, 2007.

Angèle Delaunois. Le Mur. Illustrated by Pierre Houde. Montreal: Éditions de l’Isatis, 2007.

Danielle Simard. La Petite rapporteuse de mots. Illustrated by Geneviève Côté. Montreal: Éditions Les 400 coups, 2007.

2007

English-language Winner:

Sarah Ellis. Odd Man Out. Toronto: Groundwood Books, 2006.

French-language Winner:

André Leblanc. L’Envers de la chanson : des enfants au travail 1850-1950. Montreal: Éditions Les 400 coups, 2006.

English-language Finalists:

Jan Thornhill. I Found a Dead Bird: The Kids’ Guide to the Cycle of Life & Death. Toronto: Maple Tree Press, 2006.

Hadley Dyer. Johnny Kellock Died Today. Toronto: HarperTrophyCanada, 2006.

Tim Wynne-Jones. Rex Zero and the End of the World. Toronto: Groundwood Books, 2006.

Linda Bailey. Stanley’s Wild Ride. Illustrated by Bill Slavin. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2006.

French-language Finalists:

Daniel Mativat. Le Chat du Père Noé. Montreal: Éditions Hurtubise HMH, 2006.

Angèle Delaunois. Les Enfants de l’eau. Illustrated by Gérard Frischeteau. Montreal: Éditions de l’Isatis, 2006.

Mélanie Watt. Frisson l’écureuil. Toronto: Éditions Scolastic, 2006.

Michel Noël. Hush ! Hush ! Montreal: Éditions Hurtubise HMH, 2006.

2006

English-language Winner:

Pamela Porter. The Crazy Man. Toronto: Groundwood Books, 2005.

French-language Winner:

François Gravel. David et le salon funéraire. Illustrated by Pierre Pratt. St-Lambert, QC: Éditions Dominique et compagnie, 2005.

English-language Finalists:

Susan Hughes. Earth to Audrey. Illustrated by Stéphane Poulin. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2005.

Gail Nyoka. Mella and the N’anga: An African Tale. Toronto: Sumach Press, 2005.

Nicola I. Campbell. Shi-shi-etko. Illustrated by Kim LaFave. Toronto: Groundwood Books, 2005.

French-language Finalists:

Andrée Poulin. Les Impatiences de Ping. Montreal: Éditions Québec Amérique, 2005.

Angèle Delaunois. Le Pays sans musique. Illustrated by Pierre Houde. Montreal: Éditions de l’Isatis, 2005.

Elaine Arsenault. Les Petites bêtises de Passepoil. Texte français de Christiane Duchesne. Illustrated by Fanny. St-Lambert, QC: Éditions Dominique et compagnie, 2005.

2005

English-language Winner:

Marthe Jocelyn. Mable Riley: A Reliable Record of Humdrum, Peril, and Romance. Toronto: Tundra Books, 2004.

French-language Winner:

François Barcelo. Le nul et la chipie. Illustrated by Anne Villeneuve. St-Lambert, QC: Soulières éditeur, 2004.

English-language Finalists:

Alan Cumyn. After Sylvia. Toronto: Groundwood Books, 2004.

Kenneth Oppel. Airborn. Toronto: HarperCollins Publishers, 2004.

Kenneth Oppel. Peg and the Yeti. Illustrated by Barbara Reid. Toronto: HarperCollins Canada, 2004.

Ange Zhang. Red Land, Yellow River: A Story from the Cultural Revolution. Toronto: Groundwood Books, 2004.

French-language Finalists:

Henriette Major. Les devinettes d’Henriette. Illustrated by Philippe Béha. Montreal: Éditions Hurtubise HMH, 2004.

Hervé Gagnon. Fils de sorcière. Montreal: Éditions Hurtubise HMH, 2004.

Christiane Duchesne. La Nuit des mystères. Illustrated by François Thisdale. Montreal: Éditions Les 400 coups, 2004.

Pierre Chastenay. La Terre, la lune et le soleil. Waterloo, QC: Éditions Michel Quintin, 2004.