Shortlist for 2010 CLA Young Adult Book Award Announced
Yesterday, the Canadian Library Association announced the shortlist for the 2010 Young Adult Book Award. This award recognizes an author of “an outstanding English-language Canadian work of fiction (novel, collection of short stories or graphic novel), published in 2009, that appeals to young adults between the ages of 13 and 18.”
The finalists are:
- Poster Boy by Dede Crane (Groundwood)
- Come, Thou Tortoise by Jessica Grant (Alfred A. Knopf)
- Not Suitable for Family Viewing by Vicki Grant (HarperCollins)
- Haunted by Barbara Haworth-Attard (HarperCollins)
- Girl on the Other Side by Deborah Kerbel (Dundurn)
- Wondrous Strange by Lesley Livingston (HarperCollins)
- The Gryphon Project by Carrie Mac (Puffin)
- Dragon Seer by Janet McNaughton (HarperCollins)
- Vanishing Girl by Shane Peacock (Tundra)
- The Hunchback Assignments by Arthur Slade (HarperCollins)
Congratulations to all of the nominees!
The winner will be be presented their award at the Canadian Library Association national conference in Edmonton, Alberta on June 3rd.