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The Canadian Children's Book Centre (CCBC) has declared the finalists for its annual awards. The winners will be announced November 9, 2010, in Toronto. Congratulations and good luck to ACP members with nominated titles:

TD Canadian Children's Literature Award

  • Second Story Press: Home Free by Sharon Jennings
  • Tundra Books: A Thousand Years of Pirates by William Gilkerson
  • Tundra Books: Watching Jimmy by Nancy Hartry

Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award

  • Kids Can Press: The Delicious Bug written and illustrated by Janet Perlman
  • Kids Can Press: Me and You written and illustrated by Geneviève Côté
  • Tundra Books: Our Corner Grocery Store written by Joanne Schwartz, illustrated by Laura Beingessner
  • Tundra Books: Timmerman Was Here written by Colleen Sydor, illustrated by Nicolas Debon

Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children's Non-Fiction

  • Annick Press: Adventures on the Ancient Silk Road written by Priscilla Galloway with Dawn Hunter
  • Annick Press: Born to Write by Charis Cotter
  • Kids Can Press: Follow That Map! A First Book of Mapping Skills written and illustrated by Scot Ritchie
  • Tundra Books: A Thousand Years of Pirates by William Gilkerson

Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction for Young People

  • Nimbus Publishing: Bitter, Sweet by Laura Best
  • Tundra Books: Vanishing Girl by Shane Peacock
  • Tundra Books: Watching Jimmy by Nancy Hartry
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