Our OLA Best Bets Winners!

Every year, the Ontario Library Association produces a Best Bets list of recommended titles for children and young adults, with the goal of highlighting excellence in the past publishing year. This year, we have four Top Ten Best Bets selections and one Honorable Mention!

Our Top Ten Best Bets selections are:

Sour Cakes cover

Sour Cakes by Karen Krossing and illustrated by Anna Kwan

cover of The Sorry Life of Timothy Shmoe

The Sorry Life of Timothy Shmoe by Stephanie Simpson McLellan and illustrated by Zoe Si

Amazing Athletes Cover

Amazing Athletes: An All Star Look at Canada’s Paralympians by Marie-Claude Ouellet

Cover image of the book Carry On featuring four young poets

Carry On: Poetry by Young Immigrants by Various Contributors and illustrated by Rogé

Our Best Bet Honorable Mention is:

Fred & Marjorie Cover
Fred & Marjorie: A Doctor, a Dog, and the Discovery of Insulin by Deborah Kerbel and illustrated by Angela Poon


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