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For Immediate Release
April 28, 2005

Canadian Library Association Announces Shortlists for 2005 Book Awards

The Canadian Association of Children's Librarians, a section of the Canadian Association of Public Libraries, a division of the Canadian Library Association, is pleased to announce the following shortlists for its 2005 Book Awards. The winners will be announced in mid-May and will be presented with their awards at a banquet to be held June 16 as part of the Canadian Library Association conference in Calgary, Alberta.

CLA acknowledges the generous support for these awards of National Book Service, and encourages libraries to order copies of the shortlisted books from NBS by visiting

Todd Kyle
President, CACL


  • Dawn Watch -- Illustrated by Nicolas Debon; written by Jean E. Pendziwol
  • Drumheller Dinosaur Dance -- Illustrated by Bill Slavin and Esperança Melo; written by Robert Heidbreder
  • Goodbye to Griffith Street -- Illustrated by Renne Benoit; written by Marilynn Reynolds
  • Monkey Business -- Illustrated and written by Wallace Edwards
  • Our Canadian Flag -- Illustrated by Brian Deines; written by Maxine Trottier
  • Peg and the Yeti -- Illustrated by Barbara Reid; written by Kenneth Oppel
  • Picasso Soul on Fire -- Illustrated by Rick Jacobsen and Laura Fernandez; written by Rick Jacobson
  • Rainy Days with Bear -- Illustrated by Leane Franson; written by Maureen Hull
  • Stella Princess of the Sky -- Illustrated and written by Marie-Louise Gay
  • The Sidewalk Rescue -- Illustrated by Ruth Ohi; Written by Hazel Hutchins

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