2014 Governor General's Literary Award: Young People’s Literature – Illustrated Books

The Governor General's Literary Award: Young People’s Literature – Illustrated Books is awarded annually to an author and an illustrator for a children's book written in English.

Ages: 0-17 years

Winners

*This One Summer

Mariko Tamaki

(Ages: 12+) Rose and Windy are summer friends whose families have visited Awago Beach for as long as they can remember. But this year is different, and they soon find themselves tangled in teen love and family crisis.

Shortlists

Any Questions?

Marie-Louise Gay

Answers many of the questions the author receives from children on writing, including where she gets her ideas, how she learned to draw, and how many books she can write in one day.

Hana Hashimoto, Sixth Violin

Chieri Uegaki

Hana's memories of her grandfather playing violin motivate her to play in her own original style.
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Julia, Child

Kyo Maclear

A fictional story about Julia Child as a young girl in which she and her best friend Simca have many cooking adventures.

Once Upon a Memory

Nina Laden

A journey through the various cycles of growing up, from a garden that began as a single seed to a child remembering that he was once small.

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Governor General's Literary Award: Young People’s Literature – Illustrated Books

The Governor General's Literary Award: Young People’s Literature – Illustrated Books is awarded annually to an author and an illustrator for a children's book written in English.

Ages: 0-17 years