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Hackmatack Children’s Choice Book Award winners announced

The winners of the 24th Hackmatack Children’s Choice Book Award were announced at the Charlottetown Library Learning Centre on June 2.

Children in grades 4 to 6 across the Atlantic region participated in the Hackmatack program by reading the shortlisted titles (20 French and 20 English) and voting for their favourite in each category.

The winners are:

English Nonfiction
How to Promenade With a Python (And Not Get Eaten), by Rachel Poliquin and Kathryn Durst, ill. (Tundra Books)

English Fiction
Stealing Home, by J. Torres and David Namisato, ill. (Kids Can Press)

French Nonfiction
Docteur RIP: C’est mortel!, by Michel Quintin and Freg, ill. (Michel Quintin)

French Fiction
Am stram gram, by Sophie Labelle (Hurtubise)
Le chien d’or de Québec, by Denis M. Boucher and Paul Roux, ill. (Bouton d’or Acadie)