Nominations from Hackmatack Children’s Choice Book Award
On April 7, 2020

The North Atlantic Right Whale, No Girls Allowed, and Wolverine and Little Thunder have been nominated by the Hackmatack Children’s Choice Book Award!

The Hackmatack Award was established with young readers in mind and serves to achieve the following objectives:

  • To promote and advance reading and literacy among school-aged children in Atlantic Canada
  • To foster the development and appreciation of writing in Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island, in both official languages, through a reading program
  • To encourage a greater official public recognition of the work of Canadian writers

Congratulations to authors Joann Hamilton-Barry and Natalie Corbett Sampson, and artist Alan Syliboy!

Full list of nominations:…/sh…/2020-21HackmatackShortlistEn.pdf