Congratulations to all winners of the Manitoba Book Awards which cover thirteen categories of which only one is exclusively for books for younger readers, the McNally Robinson Book for Young People Award, in two categories.
The winner of the McNally Robinson Book for Young People Award in the Younger Category is...
S is for Scientists: A Discovery Alphabet
by Larry Verstraete
Sleeping Bear Press
Take a trip through the alphabet covering a wide variety of fields and specific scientists.
The winner of the McNally Robinson Book for Young People Award in the Older Category is...
Tori by Design
by Colleen Nelson
Great Plains Teen Fiction
Tori's dream of following a career in fashion design comes closer to reality when her family moves from Winnipeg to New York City for her father's job. Though life in the big city is very different and some sacrifices have to be made, Tori embraces new opportunities, meets new people, and aims for an internship at the prestigious Fashion Institute of Technology, while dealing with obstacles in her and her family's lives.