Our judges are hard at work choosing the next shortlist for the Young Adults and Adult Lane Anderson Award. The shortlist will come out in September!
We are pleased to announce that the 2018 Submission Forms have been posted for the 2018 Lane Anderson Awards. Entries must be received by April 27, 2019. Download the 2018 Submission Form
On Monday, November 13th, the Lane Anderson Award was celebrate at Stratus Restaurant in downtown Toronto. Finalist and other lovers of science literature attended the event to find out who the 2017 winners were. Biometrics written by Maria Birmingham and illustrated by Ian Turner and Our Vanishing Glaciers by Robert William Sandford have won in the young reader and adult reader categories, respectively. Explaining what drew her to write Biometrics, Maria Birmingham described her interest and love for science: Biometrics (the science of using the body to identify a person) is really new, and growing, there’s a lot of upcoming …
Congratulations to….. Maria Birmingham & Ian Turner author and illustrator of Biometrics, and Robert Sandford author of Our Vanishing Glaciers, our 2017 Winners. Thank you for your wonderful books.
Congratulations to this year’s shortlist. We received an overwhelming amount of superb science books this year. Cutting them down to just 6 books was a huge feat for the judges. A huge thank you to everyone who contributed to science literacy!
We are pleased to announce that the 2017 Submission Forms have been posted for the 2017 Lane Anderson Awards. Entries must be received by April 27, 2018. Download the 2017 Submission Form in MS Word
Congratulations to our two winners, At Sea With the Marine Birds of the Raincoast by Caroline Fox and 5 Giraffes by Anne Innis Dagg!
Young Readers Monster Science: Could monsters survive(and Thrive)in the Real World? Written by Helaine Becker and Phil McAndrew Kids Can Press 5 Giraffes Written by Anne Innis Dagg Fitzhenry & Whiteside Inside Your Insides: Guide to the Microbes That Call You Home Written by Claire Eamer and illustrated by Marie-Eve Tremblay Kids Can Press Adult Readers At Sea With the Marine Birds of the Raincoast Written by Caroline Fox Rocky Mountain Books North America in the Anthropocene Written by Robert William Sandford Rocky Mountain Books Bad Singer Written by Tim Falconer House of Anansi 100 Million Years of Food …
The 2016 Submission Forms have been posted for the 2016 Lane Anderson Awards. Entries must be received by April 27, 2017. Download the 2016 Submission Form in MS Word.
The Lane Anderson Awards for Excellence in Canadian Science Writing were presented last night during an intimate dinner at Yorkville’s Sassafraz Restaurant. There were four finalists in each of the categories – adult books, and books for young readers. The winner in the Books for Young Readers category was Cybele Young for The Queen’s Shadow; a story about how animals see, published by Kids Can Press. Judges commented : “blends light-hearted mystery with well-researched science….the kind of science book that begs to be re-read….” Ms. Young lives in Toronto, ON. Runners up in this category were: Footprints: the story of …