The winners of the 2014 Hackmatack Children’s Choice Book Awards were announced at a ceremony in Charlottetown, P.E.I. on May 30. The award presentation capped off a week of author appearances in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island.
Thousands of children in Grades 4–6 throughout Atlantic Canada voted for their favourite titles from a shortlist of 40 finalists.
The 2014 winners are:
Ashley Spires, Binky Takes Charge (Kids Can Press)
Rob Laidlaw, No Shelter Here: Making the World a Kinder Place for Dogs (Pajama Press)
Dominique Demers, Le Secret des Dragons (Dominique et Compagnie)
Elise Gravel, La Mouche (Les éditions de la courte échelle)
Shortlists for the 2015 awards can be found at www.hackmatack.ca.