Burt Award for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Literature (CODE)
“In partnership with the Assembly of First Nations, the Métis National Council, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, the National Association of Friendship Centres, the Association of Canadian Publishers, the Canada Council for the Arts, Frontier College and GoodMinds, the Award will be given annually to three English-language literary works for young adults (aged 12 through 18) by First Nations, Métis or Inuit authors or translators (if applicable).”
Governor General’s Literary Awards
Categories include:  Fiction, Children’s Literature (text), Children’s Literature (Illustrated Books).
English and French titles
Red Cedar Book Awards

Students in Grades 4-7 can post reviews and vote on their favourite books from a list of nominees.  See the Book List for titles.  Additional information about the book is often presented under each title (i.e. author interviews, book trailers).

Association for Library Service to Children (ALA) Book and Media Awards (American)
Includes the Caldecott medal, Newbery, Carnegie, Geisel as well as the Children’s Notable Lists.
Jane Addams Peace Association Book Awards                                   (American)
“These awards are given annually to the children’s books published the preceding year that effectively promote the cause of peace, social justice, world community, and the equality of the sexes and all races as well as meeting conventional standards for excellence.” Winners of this include “Martin’s Big Words”.

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