From Canadian Library Association Announcements:
From a superb collection of children’s literature produced by Canadian authors and publishers in 2011, the Canadian Library Association/Association canadienne des bibliotheques (CLA/ACB) has selected its 2012 winning title for the Book of the Year for Children Award. This year’s winner is The Whole Truth by Kit Pearson, published by HarperCollins.
The CLA’s Book of the Year for Children Award Jury has also selected two Honour Books this year: Dragon Seer’s Gift by Janet McNaughton (published by HarperCollins) and That Boy Red by Rachna Gilmore (published by HarperCollins).
The Canadian Library Association is pleased to announce the 2012 Young Adult Book Award winner is All Good Children by Catherine Austen, published by Orca. The Honour Books are Karma by Cathy Ostlere, published by Penguin Canada, and This Dark Endeavour by Kenneth Oppel, published by HarperCollins.