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Recent Awards & Honors

Owlkids Books has many award-winning titles. Here are some highlighted recent honors.

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How to Make a Universe with 92 Ingredients
Adrian Dingle


American Institute of Physics Science Communication Award
Winner, Writing for Children (2014)
 

Superfab Saves the Day
Jean Leroy and Bérengère Delaporte


A Globe and Mail Top 100 Best Book
(2014)
 

Share
Sally Anne Garland


Kirkus Reviews Best Picture-Book Readalouds
Listed (2014)


Starred review: Kirkus

 

Who's Next Door?
By Mayuko Kishira,
Illustrated by Jun Takabatake



Toronto Public Library's First and Best List
Selection (2014)


Starred review: Publishers Weekly

 

Starting from Scratch
Sarah Elton


Quill & Quire
A Best Kidlit Pick (2014)


Canadian Children's Book Centre
A Best Book for Kids and Teens (2014)


Best Bets Top 10 Junior Non-Fiction
Ontario Librry Association (2014)


The New York Times
"An intelligent introduction to food and cooking"
 

The Flat Rabbit
Bardur Oskarsson


Brain Pickings
A Best Children's Book of 2014


Booklist
An Editors' Choice Best Youth Book of 2014


100 Scope Notes
One of 2014's "Wildest Children's Books"


The New York Times
"A quietly profound new picture book"


Starred reviews: Booklist, Kirkus

 

Draw Out the Story
Brian McLachlan


International Reading Association Children's and Young Adults' Book Award
Winner, Intermediate Nonfiction Category (2014)


Ontario Library Association Silver Birch Nonfiction Award
Finalist (2014)


Canadian Children's Book Centre
A Best Book for Kids and Teens (2014)


Hackmatack Children's Choice Award
Shortlisted (2014)


Maine Student Book Award
Nominee (2014)
 

Why Do We Fight?
Niki Walker


A Best Children's Book of 2013
Bank Street College of Education


A Notable Book for a Global Society
International Reading Association (2014)


Best Bets Top 10 Junior Non-Fiction
Ontario Library Association (2013)


Canadian Children's Book Centre
A Best Book for Kids and Teens (2013)


Starred review: Publishers Weekly

 

The Last Train
Rona Arato


Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children's Non-Fiction
Winner (2014)


Ontario Library Association Red Maple (Nonfiction) Award
Winner (2015)


Alberta Readers Choice Rocky Mountain Book Award
Winner (2015)


British Columbia Library Association Red Cedar Book Award
Winner (2015)


Canadian Children's Book Centre
A Best Book for Kids and Teens (2013)
 

Oddrey
Dave Whamond


Ontario Library Association Blue Spruce Award
Winner (2014)


Texas Library Association
2x2 Reading List (2012)


Canadian Children's Book Centre
A Best Book for Kids and Teens (2013)


Ontario Library Association (2012)
A Best Bet Top 10 Book for Children


Saskatchewan Young Readers' Choice Shining Willow Award
Shortlisted (2013)
 
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