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June 6

The 2018 Skipping Stones Honor Awards are announced.

Skipping Stones is a non-profit magazine for youth that encourages communication, cooperation, creativity and celebration of cultural and environmental richness. It provides a playful forum for sharing ideas and experiences among youth from different countries and cultures.

They have recommended 29 exceptional books and four teaching resources this year. The 2018 Honors List contains many multicultural and international books, bilingual books, nature and ecology books for all ages, as well as teaching resources.

This year's list includes the following Red Deer Press book:

Clutch by Heather Camlot

Click here for the complete list of Honor books

May 29

The Canadian Children's Book Centre (CCBC) spring edition of the Best Books for Kids & Teens list for 2018 featured two of our books.

Starred Selections:

The Christmas Wind by Stephanie Simpson McLellan and illustrated by Brooke Kerrigan

Clutch by Heather Camlot

May 24

The OLA Forest of Reading awards were announced today. Below are our finalists in the various categories for Red Deer Press:

Silver Birch Award


Clutch by Heather Camlot

Yellow Dog by Miriam Körner


Big Blue Forever: The Story of Canada's Largest Blue Whale Skeleton by Anita Miettunen

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May 23

The CBC announces their 9 must-read Canadian works of poetry for children and young adults. On the list are:

Nokum Is My Teacher by David Bouchard

May 23

The 2017 Canadian Authors Association announced the shortlist for the 2017 Alberta Branch Exporting Alberta Award. The shortlist includes:

Dark Matters by Joan Marie Galat

May 22

CBC has a list on their web site of 100 Young Adult Books That Make You Proud to be Canadian. On the list are:

Greener Grass by Caroline Pignat
“A vivid and enduring portrait of the Great Hunger”

Wild Orchid by Beverley Brenna
“A compassionate and charming coming-of-age story.”

Click here to see the complete list:

May 5

The Manitoba Young Readers' Choice Awards committee have announced their nominees for the 2019 MYRCA Sundogs award.

Clutch by Heather Camlot has been nominated for the award.

March 28

Nominations have been announced for the 2018–2019 Hackmatack Children’s Choice Book Award.

Big Blue Forever by Anita Miettunen is on the short list for next year’s award

The Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Award is a literary program designed for young readers in Atlantic Canada. Each year, thousands of children aged nine to twelve (grades four to six) read from the selection of outstanding Canadian books and vote for the winners.

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