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Lane Anderson Award shortlist announced

The Fitzhenry Family Foundation has announced the shortlist for the 2010 Lane Anderson Award. The prize recognizes two Canadian books – one for adults, one for young readers – published in the field of science.  The winners, announced on Sept. 14, will receive $10,000 each.

Adult reader finalists:

  • Einstein Wrote Back: How Einstein Changed Everything by John W. Moffat (Thomas Allen Publishers)
  • Keeping the Bees by Laurence Packer (HarperCollins Canada)
  • The Ptarmigan’s Dilemma: An Exploration into How Life Organizes and Supports Itself by John and Mary Theberge (McClelland & Stewart)

Young reader finalists:

  • Evolution: How We and All Living Things Came to Be by Daniel Loxton (Kids Can Press)
  • The Sea Wolves: Living Wild in the Great Bear Rainforest by Ian McAllister and Nicholas Read (Orca Book Publishers)
  • Ultimate Trains by Peter McMahon; Andy Mora, ilus. (Kids Can)