The 2012 Chocolate Lily Short-list

The short-list for the 2012  Chocolate Lily Book Award has been announced. Tundra has two nominated titles under the Novel category:

No Moon
By Irene N. Watts
Trade Paperback | 240 Pages | Ages 10+
ISBN: 978-0-88776-971-9
eBook: 978-0-88776-972-6
“…Watts provides a fascinating account of what the great unsinkable ship was like. The catastrophe is rendered in a heartbreakingly graceful style, and Lou performs heroically in shepherding her two little girls to safety on a lifeboat in this uniquely engaging and satisfying coming-of-age historical adventure tale.” – Starred Review, Booklist

Dear George Clooney, Please Marry My Mom
By Susin Nielsen
Hardcover | 240 Pages | Ages 11-14
ISBN: 978-0-88776-977-1
eBook: 978-0-88776-978-8
“Nielsen (Word Nerd) has created a narrator as sassy and candid as this memorable novel’s title…. Nielsen skillfully balances her story’s keen humor…with poignancy. Especially affecting are Violet’s struggles to accept her father’s new family….” – Starred Review, Publishers Weekly

The Chocolate Lily Award encourages grade school students to read some of the best fiction by British Columbia’s children’s authors and illustrators. There are three categories: Best Picture Book, as voted by students in kindergarten through grade 3, Best Chapter Book, as voted by students in grades 2 through 5, and Best Novel as voted by students in grades 4 through 8.

Congratulations to Irene N. Watts and Susin Nielsen!

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