Thursday, January 27

Governor General’s Literary Award

2002 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Governor General's Literary Award, Governor General's Literary Award - Young People’s Literature — Illustrated Books

2002 Governor General’s Literary Award – Young People’s Literature — Illustrated Books Winner and Nominees

2002 Governor General's Literary Award - Young People’s Literature — Illustrated Books WinnerAlphabeastsWallace EdwardsFrom the startlingly unique imagination of Wallace Edwards comes an alphabet book like no other. Quirky, surreal and humorous, this collection of animal portraits is a visual feast for the eyes....Amazon2002 Governor General's Literary Award - Young People’s Literature — Illustrated Books ShortlistDragonfly Kites/pimihákanisaBrian DeinesAmazonStella, Fairy of the ForestMarie-Louise GayAmazonThe Tiger and the Dried PersimmonJanie Jaehyun ParkAmazonWhen Pigs FlyRogé (Roger Girard)Amazon
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2002 Governor General’s Literary Award – Drama Winner and Nominees

2002 Governor General's Literary Award - Drama WinnerUnity (1918)Kevin KerrIn 1918, the dreaded "Spanish” flu fills the town of Unity with paranoia. Cast of 6 women and 3 men....Amazon2002 Governor General's Literary Award - Drama ShortlistJe me souviensLorena GaleAmazonThe Gwendolyn PoemsClaudia DeyAmazonThe Shooting StageMichael Lewis MacLennanAmazon
2002 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Governor General's Literary Award, Governor General's Literary Award - Fiction

2002 Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction Winner and Nominees

2002 Governor General's Literary Award - Fiction WinnerA Song for Nettie JohnsonGloria SawaiIn her stunning debut collection of short stories, Gloria Sawai examines the heartbreaking lives of people on the margins. A group of young school students prepares a memorial for the towns deceased doctor, at the inadvertent risk of deeply offending his ...Amazon2002 Governor General's Literary Award - Fiction ShortlistExileAnn IrelandAmazonThe Case of Lena S.David BergenAmazonThe Navigator of New YorkWayne JohnstonAmazonUnlessCarol ShieldsAmazon
2002 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Governor General's Literary Award, Governor General's Literary Award - Non-fiction

2002 Governor General’s Literary Award – Non-fiction Winner and Nominees

2002 Governor General's Literary Award - Non-fiction WinnerSaboteurs: Wiebo Ludwig’s War Against Big OilAndrew NikiforukWinner of the Governor Generals Award for Literary Non-Fiction and the 2002 Crime Writers of Canada Arthur Ellis Award for Best True Crime "A grisly catalogue of the effects of hydrogen sulphide and flaring . . . Nikiforuk provides an eloquent and persuas...Amazon2002 Governor General's Literary Award - Non-fiction ShortlistPossessing Genius: The Bizarre Odyssey of Einstein’s BrainCarolyn AbrahamAmazonStarting Out in the Afternoon: A Mid-Life Journey into Wild LandJill FrayneAmazonVis à Vis: Fieldnotes on Poetry and WildernessDon McKayAmazonWhen Words Deny the World: The Reshaping of Canadian WritingStephen HenighanAmazon
2002 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Governor General's Literary Award, Governor General's Literary Award - Poetry

2002 Governor General’s Literary Award – Poetry Winner and Nominees

2002 Governor General's Literary Award - Poetry WinnerSurrenderRoy MikiRoy Miki is a brilliant, articulate poet, whose intermixture of the lyrical with the political, the moment with history, and whose exploration of the formation of identity makes him among the most original and powerful of contemporary poets ......Amazon2002 Governor General's Literary Award - Poetry ShortlistBogman’s MusicTammy ArmstrongAmazonGround WaterColin BrowneAmazonNail Builders Plan for Strength and GrowthKathy MacAmazonO CidadánErin MouréAmazon
2002 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Governor General's Literary Award, Governor General's Literary Award - Translation

2002 Governor General’s Literary Award – Translation (French to English) Winner and Nominees

2002 Governor General's Literary Award - Translation (French to English) WinnerThunder and LightNigel SpencerThis is an intricate house of cards, delicately but expertly constructed, that shocks us in its perversity and familiarity, ultimately finding hope and redemption in the most human and basic forms of art....Amazon2002 Governor General's Literary Award - Translation (French to English) ShortlistImpromptu on Nun’s IslandLinda GaboriauAmazonLarry VoltLazer LederhendlerAmazonThe Milky WayLiedewy HawkeAmazonTwelve Opening ActsSheila FischmanAmazon
2002 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Governor General's Literary Award, Governor General's Literary Award - Young People’s Literature — Text

2002 Governor General’s Literary Award – Young People’s Literature — Text Winner and Nominees

2002 Governor General's Literary Award - Young People’s Literature — Text WinnerTrue Confessions of a Heartless GirlMartha BrooksA confused seventeen-year-old girl, a single mother and her young son, two elderly women, and a sad and lonely man, with their own individual tragedies to bear, come together in a small Manitoba town and find a way to a better future. Reprint....Amazon2002 Governor General's Literary Award - Young People’s Literature — Text ShortlistHana’s SuitcaseKaren LevineAmazonParvana’s JourneyDeborah EllisAmazonThe Losers’ ClubJohn LekichAmazonThe Secret Life of Owen SkyeAlan CumynAmazon
2001 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Governor General's Literary Award, Governor General's Literary Award - Young People’s Literature — Text

2001 Governor General’s Literary Award – Young People’s Literature — Text Winner and Nominees

2001 Governor General's Literary Award - Young People’s Literature — Text WinnerDustArthur SladeThe children were disappearing. And the worst thing about it? No one noticed A rainmaker brings rain to a drought-stricken town. The stranger amazes the townspeople with magic mirrors and bewitches the children with his beautiful butterfly. First, one chil...Amazon2001 Governor General's Literary Award - Young People’s Literature — Text ShortlistBefore WingsBeth GoobieAmazonIn Spite of Killer BeesJulie JohnstonAmazonMary Ann AliceBrian DoyleAmazonThe GameTeresa TotenAmazon
2001 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Governor General's Literary Award, Governor General's Literary Award - Young People’s Literature — Illustrated Books

2001 Governor General’s Literary Award – Young People’s Literature — Illustrated Books Winner and Nominees

2001 Governor General's Literary Award - Young People’s Literature — Illustrated Books WinnerAn Island in the SoupMireille LevertWhen Victors mother serves him fish soup for lunch, he imagines he must cross a bubbling swamp, avoid the rain of peas and carrots, vanquish the pepper dragon, and escape Bad Fairy Zoop before he can eat....Amazon2001 Governor General's Literary Award - Young People’s Literature — Illustrated Books ShortlistMallory and the Power BoyCindy RevellAmazonThe Wolf of GubbioMurray KimberAmazonWe’ll All Go SailingKim LaFaveAmazonWild Bog TeaHarvey ChanAmazon
2001 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Governor General's Literary Award, Governor General's Literary Award - Translation (French to English)

2001 Governor General’s Literary Award – Translation (French to English) Winner and Nominees

2001 Governor General's Literary Award - Translation (French to English) WinnerFairy RingFred A. Reed and David HomelA compulsively readable, beautiful and dark novel of stormy relationships and all-consuming desires....Amazon2001 Governor General's Literary Award - Translation (French to English) ShortlistThe Little Girl Who Was Too Fond of MatchesSheila FischmanAmazonThe Sailor's DisquietGail ScottAmazon