Nominated titles for 2016-17

Novel Category Nominees (Grades 4 – 7)
Seven Dead Pirates by Linda Bailey – Tundra Books
Hannah & the Wild Woods by Carol Anne Shaw – Ronsdale Press
Through Flood & Fire: A Second Barr Colony Adventure by Anne Patton – Coteau Books
The Summer We Saved the Bees by Robin Stevenson – Orca Book Publishers
Brother XII’s Treasure by Amanda Spottiswoode – Heritage House 

 
Chapter Book Nominees (Grades 2 – 4)
Jasper John Dooley You’re in Trouble by Caroline Adderson – Kids Can Press
Splash by Kallie George– Simply Read Books
The Blue Vase by Katarina Jovanovic – Tradewind Books 
Audrey Cow by Dan Bar-el – Tundra Books
Bagels the Brave! by Joan Stuchner –Orca Book Publishers
     
 
Picture Book Nominees (only BC illustrators noted)
West Coast Wild by Deborah Hodge – Groundwood Books
Stanley at School by Linday Bailey – Kids Can Press
Melvis and Elvis by Dennis Lee & Jeremy Tankard illus. – Harper Collins
A Boy Asked the Wind by Barbara Nickel – Red Deer Press 
A Year of Borrowed Men by Michelle Barker – Pajama Press
Peace is an Offering by Annette LeBox – Penguin
When Santa was a Baby by Linda Bailey – Tundra
Orca Chief by Roy Vickers & Robert Budd illus. – Harbour Publishing
P’esk’a and the First Salmon Ceremony by Scot Ritchie – Groundwood Books
Bad Pirate by Kari-Lynn Winters & Dean Griffins illus. – Pajama Press

14th Annual Chocolate Lily Awards Announced

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Celebrating BC’s Best Books for Children

This award is given to BC authors/illustrators in three book categories

Novels suitable for Grades 4 – 7
Chapter books suitable for Grades 2-4
Picture books.

Novel Category

A Year in the Life of a Total and Complete Genius
Stacey Matson (Scholastic)

 Chapter Book Category: A tie!

Kung Pow Chicken: Let’s Get Cracking
Cyndi Marko (Scholastic)

Jasper John Dooley: Not in Love
Caroline Adderson (Kids Can Press)

Picture Book Category

If You Happen to Have a Dinosaur
Linda Bailey illus. by Colin Jack   (Tundra Books)

Thank you to over 2500 students in BC who voted!

Nominated titles for 2016/2017 will be posted on the website in June, 2016. www.chocolatelilyawards.com