It's official!! Congratulations to Diane Tullson , author of Red Sea - Winner of the 2007/2008 Stellar Book Award!
The voting was close with many titles in hot pursuit - but Red Sea ultimately claimed the day!
The Stellar Steering Committee is pleased to announce the all new list of nominees for the 2008/2009 Stellar Book Awards!
The new nominees for the Awards beginning in November are:
And the Stellar nominees for 2008 / 2009 are.....
Can you Spell Revolution by Matt Beam (HarperTrophy)
Bonemender's Oath by Holly Bennet (Orca)
Scarlet Cross by Karleen Bradford (HarperTrophy)
Out of Focus by Margaret Buffie (KCP Fiction(imprint of Kids Can)
In the Garage by Alma Fullerton ( Red Deer Press)
View From a Kite by Maureen Hull (Vagrant Press)
A Very Fine Line by Julie Johnston (Tundra)
Droughtlanders by Carrie Mac (Puffin)
Past Crimes by Carol Matas (Key Porter)
Tell by Norah McClintock (Orca)
Raintree Rebellion by Janet McNaughton (HarperTrophy)
Beauty Returns by Sylvia McNicoll (Fitzhenry & Whiteside)
Painting Caitlyn by Kimberly Joy Peters (Lobster Press)
Featherless Bipeds by Richard Scarsbrook (Thistledown Press)
Me & the Blondes by Theresa Toten (Puffin Canada/Penguin)
Zero by Diane Tullson (Fitzhenry & Whiteside)
Grist by Heather Waldorf (Red Deer Press)
Kanada by Eva Wiseman (Tundra)
Our thanks to the Teen committees in Richmond, Maple Ridge, Victoria and Coquitlam for selecting the nominees for B.C.’s 2008 / 2009 Teen Readers’ Choice Award!
My personal thanks to everyone who helped with the 2007/2008 Stellar website, reviews and content!
Special thanks to Daphne H-N., April E., Jon, Deirdre, Tara W., Sara K., Min, Clayre and Lilian. My thanks of course to teens Carrie W., and Catherine H., for their Stellar designs! Thanks also to our volunteer Stellar steering committee and all of our teen reviewers and writers!
Click here to view 2006/2007 website.