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Canadian Kid Lit Awards

Earlier this week the Canadian Children's Book Centre announced the short list for children's book of the year:

The Crazy Man, by Pamela Porter (Groundwood Books)
Earth to Audrey, by Susan Hughes, illustrated by Stéphane Poulin (Kids Can Press)
Mella and the N’anga: An African Tale,
by Gail Nyoka (Sumach Press)
Shi-shi-etko, by Nicola I. Campbell, illustrated by Kim LaFave (Groundwood Books)

As part of Children's Book Week in Canada (November 18-25), the CCBC will give away the picture book Franklin in the Dark to all Grade One students in Canada. This will be done through the schools, and Canadian home-schooling parents of first-graders can contact the CCBC's Meghan Howe (meghanATbookcentreDOTca) to get a copy for their children. (Replace the AT and the DOT with the symbols in that email address.) 

Other top Canadian prizes for kid lit include ones for French-language books, picture books, and nonfiction.

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