The winners of the Hackmatack Children’s Choice Book Awards were announced at a ceremony in Moncton on Friday.
The awards recognize children’s writing in Atlantic Canada and are voted on by students in Grades 4 to 6 in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland. The ceremony wrapped up a week of author readings and literary programming for kids in Eastern Canada.
The winners are:
Hugh Brewster, I Am Canada: Prisoner of Dieppe: World War II, Alistair Morrison, Occupied France, 1942 (Scholastic Canada)
Catherine Rondina; Kevin Sylvester, illus., Don’t Touch that Toad & Other Strange Things Adults Tell You (Kids Can Press)
Richard Petit, Ton journal intime Zone Frousse (Z’Ailées)
Stéphanie C. Dubois, Le petit livre des affaires dégueulasses (Les Malins Ã‰ditions)