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2023/2024 Chocolate Lily Awards Shortlist

Novel Category Nominees (Grades 4 – 7)

Dear Peter, Dear Ulla by Barbara Nickel – Thistledown Press

Mountain Runaways by Pam Withers – Dundurn Press

Rescue by Marie Etchell – Red Deer Press

The Science of Boys by Emily Seo, illustrated by Gracey Zhang – Tradewind Books

Spell Sweeper by Lee Edward Fodi – HarperCollins Childrens

Weird Rules to Follow by Kim Spencer – Orca Book Publishers


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

Anne’s Tragical Tea Party by Kallie George, illustrated by Abigail Halpin – Tundra

Paws: Gabby Gets It Together by Nathan Fairbairn, illustrated by Michele Assarasakorn – Razorbill

Simon and Chester: Super Family! by Cale Atkinson – Tundra

Wednesday Wilson Fixes All Your Problems by Bree Galbraith, illustrated by Morgan Goble – Kids Can Press


Picture Book Nominees

Arthur, Who Wrote Sherlock by Linda Bailey, illustrated by Isabelle Follath - Tundra

As Glenn As Can Be by Sarah Ellis, illustrated by Nancy Vo – Groundwood Books

The Family Tree by Sean Dixon, illustrated by Lily Snowden-Fine – Tundra

The Flamingo by Guojing – Random House Studio

The Most Magnificent Idea by Ashley Spires – Kids Can Press

Oolichan Moon by Samantha Beynon, illustrated by Lucy Trimble – Harbour Publishing

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