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2009 Nominees

Place (out of 20) Book Title Author Publisher
1 Safe As Houses Eric Walters Doubleday Canada
2 The Painted Circus Edwards, Wallace  Kids Can Press
3 Mother Goose Unplucked Becker, Helaine  Owlkids Books
4 The Strongest Man in the World Debon, Nicolas  Groundwood Books
5 Very Serious Children Adderson, Caroline  Scholastic Canada
6 At Vimy Ridge Brewster, Hugh  Scholastic Canada
7 Sweet! Love, Ann  Tundra Books
8 Gemini Summer Lawrence, Iain  Delacorte Books for Young Readers
9 Kids Who Rule Cotter, Charis  Annick Press
10 Elijah of Buxton Curtis, Christopher  Scholastic Press
11 Orphan Ahwak Rivera, Raquel  Orca Book Publishers
12 Eye of the Crow Peacock, Shane  Tundra Books
13 A Perfect Gentle Knight Pearson, Kit  Puffin Canada
14 Almost Eden Anita Horrocks  Tundra Books
15 Earth Magic Brand, Dionne  KCP Poetry
16 Rise of the Golden Cobra Aubin, Henry  Annick Press
17 The Factory Girl Greenwood, Barbara  Kids Can Press
18 Baboon: A Novel Jones, David  Annick Press
19 This is My Planet Jan Thornhill  Owlkids Books
20 The Inuit Thought of It Ipellie, Alootook  Annick Press