Chocolate Lily Book Award – Novel Category Winner

Congratulations Kathleen Cherry author of Everyday Hero!

Kathleen Cherry photo

2019 17th Annual Chocolate Lily Award Nominees



Novel Category Nominees (Grades 4 – 7)

The Bonaventure Adventures by Rachelle Delaney – Puffin Canada

Inside Hudson Pickle by Yolanda Ridge – Kids Can Press Fiction

Macy McMillan and the Rainbow Goddess by Shari Green – Pajama Press

Lady Knight – Crystal Journals 3 by G. Rosemary Ludlow – Comwave Pub House

A Month of Mondays by Joelle Anthony – Second Story Press

The Tiny Hero of Ferny Creek Library by Linda Bailey – Tundra



Chapter Book/Early Novel Nominees (Grades 2 – 4)

Black Gold by Sara Cassidy – Orca Books

The Elephant Keeper by Margriet Ruurs – Kids Can Press

Heartwood Hotel A True Home by Kallie George – Harper Collins Pub

Slug Days by Sara Leach – Pajama Press

Under-The-Bed Fred by Linda Bailey – Tundra


Picture Book Nominees (only BC illustrators noted)

Charlotte and the Rock by Stephen W. Martin ills. Samantha Cotterill – Penguin Random House

Liam Takes a Stand by Troy Wilson ills. Josh Holinaty – Owlkids Books

Tricky by Kari Rust –Owlkids Books

Underneath the Sidewalk by Claire Eamer ills. Thomas Gibault – North Winds Press

Where Oliver Fits by Cale Atkinson – Tundra