The Silver Birch Award®

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The Silver Birch Award® features recently published Canadian children's books in three lists for children aged 8 to 12 in Grades 3 to 6. The Express list focuses on the lower grade levels and the Fiction and Non-Fiction lists focuses on the Grade 5 and 6 readers.

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

Express | Fiction | Non-fiction


2017 Silver Birch Winners - Three Categories

The Biggest Poutine in the World OCDaniel Haunted Canada 6

2018 Express Nominees

The Banana-Leaf Ball Big Blue Forever A Boy Named Queen Heartwood Hotel: A True Home I Am Not a Number Pablo Finds a Treasure Smiley Tank and Fizz: The Case of the Missing Mage 2018SBE TVO Wolf Island

2018 Fiction Nominees

Brave Cammie Takes Flight Clutch The Doll's Eye From Ant to Eagle The Griffin of Darkwood Macy McMillan and the Rainbow Goddess Restart The Stone Heart Yellow Dog

2018 Non-Fiction Nominees

5 Giraffes Eat Up! Fight to Learn Meatless Monster Science Pocket Change Stormy Seas To Burp or Not to Burp Top Dogs What a Waste