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CSWA Book Awards Shortlist

The Canadian Science Writers’ Association offers two annual book awards to honour outstanding contributions to science writing 1) intended for and available to children/middle grades ages 8-12 years, and 2) intended for and available to the general public. Entries, in either French or English were published in Canada during the 2013 calendar year. The winners of this year’s award will be announced in mid-April and the award will be presented during the CSWA awards banquet at the annual conference in Toronto on June 7th.

Here is the shortlist in alphabetical order for outstanding youth book published in 2013:

A History of Just About Everything, Elizabeth MacLeod and Frieda Wishinsky

Au labo les Debrouillards!, Yannick Bergeron

Before the World Was Ready, Claire Eamer and Sa Boothroyd

Buzz About Bees, Kari-Lynn Winters

Dirty Science, Shar Levine and Leslie Johnstone

Pandemic Survival, Ann Love and Jane Drake

Here is the shortlist in alphabetical order for outstanding general audience book published in 2013:

Catching Cancer, Claudia Cornwall

The Germ Code, Jason Tetro

The Juggler’s Children, Carolyn Abraham

Neutrino Hunters, Ray  Jayawardhana

Oil Man and the Sea, Arno Kopecky

Origin of Feces, David Waltner-Toe

The final winner in each category will be announced in mid-April and the awards will be presented during the CSWA awards banquet at the annual conference in Toronto on June 7th.

 

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