We here at Sci-Why are pleased to interrupt our regular publishing schedule (which is normally on every Friday) to post the short list for this year's:
CSWA 2014 Book Awards
And yes, I'm pleased as punch to point out that my own book, Zoobots, is on the Children's Book Short List.
Best of luck to all the nominees! If you are a reader, you won't need luck to pick a winner from these lists - are all guaranteed to inform and delight.
Short List for the 2014 Science in Society Children/ Middle Grades Book Award competition:
Zoobots by Helaine Becker, Kids Can Press.
Starting from Scratch by Sarah Elton, Owl Kids Books.
It’s Catching by Jennifer Gardy, Owl Kids Books.
The Fly by Elise Gravel, Penguin Random House.
If by David J. Smith, Kids Can Press.
Short List for the 2014 Science in Society General Book Award competition:
The End of Memory by Jay Ingram, Harper Collins Publishers Ltd.
Canadian Spacewalkers: Hadfield, MacLean and Williams Remember the Ultimate High Adventure by Bob McDonald, Douglas & McIntyre.
Pain and Prejudice: What Science can Learn about Work from the People Who Do It by Karen Messing, Between the Lines (BTL).
Is that a Fact? by Dr Joe Schwarcz, ECW Press.
Bee Time by Mark L. Winston, Harvard University Press.
The winners in each category will be announced on Canada Book Day, 23 April 2015. Winners will each be presented with a plaque and $1000 cash prize during an awards dinner held in conjunction with the CSWA ‘s 44th annual conference in Saskatoon, SK, held at the University of Saskatchewan 18-21 June 2015.