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First Nation Communities Read shortlist announced

The First Nation Communities Read program has revealed its 10th anniversary shortlist.

Among the finalists is Richard Wagamese’s novel Indian Horse (Douglas & McIntyre), a Q&Q book of the year for 2012. The other shortlisted titles are:

  • Nobody Cries at BINGO, Dawn Dumont (Thistledown Press)
  • Sugar Falls: A Residential School Story, David Alexander Robertson; Scott B. Henderson, illus. (Highwater Press)

The FNCR jury selected the shortlist from 35 submissions and a 22-title longlist. The winner will be chosen during National Aboriginal History Month and National Aboriginal Day celebrations in June.