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All the Awards | 2021 Edition

Despite ongoing impacts to book launches and live events, CWILLers had another amazing year on the awards circuit in 2021.

We hope this list of notable and award-winning children’s books by BC authors and illustrators is helpful for teachers, librarians, and book lovers. You can also browse collections of BC books for kids by new release year, awards, set-in-BC/Canada, age range, and more on our Pinterest board.
2021 nominations, shortlists, and wins are listed in alphabetical order below. Continue reading

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Announcing the 2021 shortlist for The Joan Betty Stuchner — Oy Vey— Funniest Children Book award

It’s April 1, but this is no joke! The Joan Betty Stuchner — Oy Vey! — Funniest Children’s Book Award committee has a very serious announcement to make: our jury has finally stopped laughing long enough to tell us which … Continue reading

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Joan Betty Stuchner — Oy Vey! — Funniest Children’s Book Award Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 Joan Betty Stuchner — Oy Vey! — Funniest Children’s Book Award! Aidan Cassie for Sterling, Best Dog Ever (Farrar, Strauss and Giroux Books for Young Readers): “Aidan Cassie’s Sterling, Best Dog Ever, is … Continue reading

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Joan Betty Stuchner — Oy Vey! — Funniest Children’s Book Awards: June 19th, 2019

The winners of the 2019 Joan Betty Stuchner — Oy Vey! — Funniest Children’s Book Awards (Picture or Board Book category & Chapter Book category) will be announced at a special, giggle-filled celebration on: Wednesday, June 19th, 2019 | 7-9 … Continue reading

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Oy Vey! Announcing the short list for the funniest children’s book award!

The Joan Betty Stuchner—Oy Vey!—Funniest Children’s Book Award committee has finally stopped laughing long enough to release this hilarious news: they have a shortlist! The received 60 very funny books, which kept the jury the most “buckled over with guffaws, … Continue reading

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Children’s Literature Roundtables’ 2018 Information Book Awards

On January 30th, 2019, the Vancouver Children’s Literature Roundtable will honour award-winning authors Monique Gray Smith and Tanya Lloyd Kyi. Winner of the Children’s Literature Roundtables of Canada 2018 Information Book Award: Speaking Our Truth: A Journey of Reconciliation, by … Continue reading

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