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Six nominees for the inaugural Lane Anderson Award have been announced by the Fitzhenry Family Foundation. The award will honour one adult title and one young reader title published in the field of science. Winners will be announced on Sept. 15. Congratulations and good luck to ACP members with nominated titles.

The adult finalists are:

  • The River Returns: An Environmental History of the Bow (McGill-Queen's University Press) by Christopher Armstrong, Matthew Evenden, and H.V. Nelles
  • Sea Sick: The Global Ocean in Crisis (McClelland & Stewart) by Alanna Mitchell
  • Top 100 Food Plants: The World's Most Important Culinary Crops (NRC Press) by Ernest Small

The young reader finalists are:

  • The Insecto-Files (Maple Tree Press) by Helaine Becker; Claudia Davita, illus.
  • Big and Small, Room For All (Tundra Books) by Jo Ellen Bogart; Gillian Newland, illus.
  • Why Do Horses Have Manes? (Kids Can Press) by Elizabeth MacLeod