The Red Cedar is British Columbia's Young Reader's Choice book award. Every year, thousands of children between grades 4 and 7 are invited to read books from the nomimated lists and vote for their favourites.
2015 - The Hidden Agenda of Sigrid Sugden by Jill MacLean (Fiction)
2015 - The Last Train: A Holocaust Story by Rona Arato (Non-fiction)
2014 - Ungifted by Gordon Korman (Fiction)
2014 - The World in Your Lunch Box: The Wacky History and Weird Science of Everyday Foods by Claire Eamer (Non-fiction)
2013 - Count Me In by Sara Leach (Fiction)
2013 - Last Airlift: A Vietnamese Orphan's Rescue From War by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch (Non-fiction)
2012 - After the Fire by Becky Citra (Fiction)
2012 - How to Build Your Own Country by Valerie Wyatt (Non-fiction)
2011 - Libertad by Alma Fullerton (Fiction)
2011 - Everything but the Kitchen Sink by Frieda Wishinsky (Non-fiction)
2010 - Dear Jo: The Story of Losing Leah... and Searching for Hope by Christina Kilbourne (Fiction)
2010 - Sweet: The Delicious Story of Candy by Ann Love and Jane Drake, illustrated by Claudia Davila (Non-fiction)
Awarded annually as part of the British Columbia Book Prize Program. This prize is presented to the best children's book published in the previous year by a writer who has resided in BC (or the Yukon) for at least three of the previous five years.
2015 - Rabbit Ears by Maggie De Vries
2014 - New Normal by Ashley Little
2013 - Middle of Nowhere by Caroline Adderson
2012 - Blood Red Road by Moira Young
2011 - Dear George Clooney, Please Marry My Mom by Susan Nielsen
2010 - The Gryphon Project by Carrie Mac
2009 - My One Hundred Adventures by Polly Horvath
Awarded annually as part of the British Columbia Book Prize Program. This prize is presented to the author and illustrator of the best children's picture book by a British Columbia (or Yukon) resident.
2015 - Dolphin SOS by Roy and Slavia Miki
2014 - How To by Julie Morstad
2013 - Maggie's Chopsticks by Alan Woo and Isabelle Malenfant
2012 - When I Was Small by Sara O'Leary and Julie Morstad
2010 - Maggie Can't Wait by Frieda Wishinsky and Dean Griffiths
2009 - The King Has Goat Ears by Katarina Jovanovic and Philippe Beha.
This award is presented annually for a book published in Canada by a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.
2015 - The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier
2014 - The Curse of the Dream Witch by Allan Stratton
2013 - Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen by Susin Nielsen
2012 - The Whole Truth by Kit Pearson
2011 - Half Brother by Kenneth Oppel
2010 - Watching Jimmy by Nancy Hartry
2009 - The Shepherd's Granddaughter by Anne Laurel Carter
This award is given to an outstanding illustrator of a children's book published in Canada in the previous year. The award is bestowed upon a book that is suitable for children up to and including age 12.
2015 - Any Questions? illustrated and written by Marie-Louise Gay
2014 - The Dark illustrated by Jon Klassen and written by Lemony Snicket
2013 - You Are Stardust illustrated by Soyeon Kim and written by Elin Kelsey
2012 - My Name Is Elizabeth illustrated by Matthew Forsythe and written by Annika Dunklee
2011 - Roslyn Rutabaga and the Biggest Hole on Earth! illustrated and written by Marie-Louise Gay
2010 - Perfect Snow illustrated and written by Barbara Reid
2009 - Mattland illustrated by Dusan Petricic and written by Hazel Hutchins and Gail Hebert
The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of 19th century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.
The Newbery Medal was named for 18th century British bookseller John Newbery. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.