The Canadian Library Association/Association canadienne des bibliothèques has announced the winners of their 2015 awards, sponsored by the Library Services Centre, with two of the honours going to titles from Groundwood Books.
This One Summer by Mariko Tamaki and Jillian Tamaki received the Young Adult Book Award, while Marie-Louise Gay’s Any Questions? took the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator’s Award. Julie Flett’s illustration of Roy and Slavia Miki’s Dolphin SOS (Tradewind Books) earned an honourable mention.
The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier (Puffin Canada) received the CLA Book of the Year for Children Award, with honourable mentions going to The Boundless by Kenneth Oppel (HarperCollins Canada) and The Swallow: A Ghost Story by Charis Cotter (Tundra Books).
The awards will be presented at the CLA Book Awards Reception in Ottawa on June 4.