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Adult's Book Winners

The Evergreen Award™
Adult library patrons across Ontario vote for their favourite work of Canadian fiction or non-fiction of the year's nominees. Established in 2005. Part of the Forest of Reading® Program.
The Golden Oak Award™
Adult library patrons across Ontario vote for their favourite recently published Canadian books chosen specifically for new readers in adult literacy programs. Established in 2003. Part of the Forest of Reading® Program.
The Governor General's Literary Awards
Awarded each year to the best Canadian English and French published works in Fiction, Poetry, Drama, Non-Fiction, Children's Text, Children's Illustration and Translation. Established in 1936.
Man Booker Prize
Awarded to the best novel of the year written by a citizen of the Commonwealth or the Republic of Ireland. Established in 1969.
Scotiabank Giller Prize
Dedicated to celebrating the best in Canadian fiction each year. Established in 1994.

Young Adult's Book Winners

CLA Young Adult Book Award
Awarded annually by the Canadian Library Association. This award recognizes an author of an outstanding English language Canadian book which appeals to young adults between the ages of 13 and 18. Established 1980.
Michael L. Printz Award
Awarded to a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature by the Young Adult Library Services Association of the United States of America. Established in 2000.
The White Pine Award™
High school-aged teens across Ontario vote for their favourite work of Canadian young adult fiction of the year's nominees. Established in 2002. Part of the Forest of Reading® Program.

Children's Book Winners

Caldecott Medal
Awarded annually to the artist of the most distinguished picture book for children published in the United States during the preceding year. Established in 1938.
CLA Book of the Year for Children
Awarded annually by the Canadian Library Association to the author of the best children's book published in Canada. Established in 1947.
Governor-General's Award for Children's Literature - Text
Awarded each year to the best English and French book in Canadian children's literature. Established in 1987.
Governor-General's Award for Children's Literature - Illustration
Awarded each year to the best Illustrations in English and French book in Canadian children's literature. Established in 1987.
Newbery Medal
Awarded annually to the author of the most distinguished contribution to literature for children published in the United States during the previous year. Established in 1922.
The Blue Spruce Award™
Children, 4 to 7 in kindergarten through to grade two, across Ontario vote for their favourite Canadian children's picture book of the year's nominees. Established in 2002. Part of the Forest of Reading® Program.
The Red Maple Awards™
Children in grades 7 and 8 across Ontario vote for their favourite work of Canadian fiction and non-fiction of the year's nominees. Established in 1998 and 2005 respectively. Part of the Forest of Reading® Program.
The Silver Birch Awards®
Children in grades 3 to 6 across Ontario vote for their favourite work of Canadian fiction, non-fiction and express titles of the year's nominees. Established in 1994, 1996 and 2007 respectively. Part of the Forest of Reading® Program.

Bestsellers

Canadian Independent Booksellers
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Globe and Mail
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MacLean's
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