The Golden Oak Award™

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The Golden Oak Award™ features up to ten recently published Canadian books chosen specifically for new readers in adult literacy programs.

Nominees are announced in October of each year and voting opens in May of the following year.

Library patrons are invited to read titles beginning in October and vote for their favourite nominee at the Milton Public Library the following year during the month of May.


2017 Winner

Missing Nimāmā


2018 Nominees

Adrift At Sea All the Dirt Blood and Belonging The Bootlegger's Goddaughter Fight to Learn John McCrae: Beyond Flanders Fields No Trace Town is by the Sea