2018 Winner

It is with great joy that we reveal the 2018 Lane Anderson Award Winners.  Thank you to everyone who submitted great Canadian science books. The Lane Anderson Award is only as good as our submissions.  Thank you for making us an exceptional award. Congratulations to Peter McMahon and Josh Holinaty!  The Space Adventurer’s Guide has won the 2018 Lane Anderson Award in the Young Adults Category!         Congratulations Christopher Dewdney! 18 Miles has received the 2018 Lane Anderson Award in the Adults Category!      

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2018 Lane Anderson Shortlist

Congratulations shortlist!! The 2018 Lane Anderson Prize Adult Shortlist:   Conspiracy of Hope by Renée Pellerin (Goose Lane Editions) For decades, women have been told that mammograms save lives. Yet many scientists say that this is in fact not true. Conspiracy of Hope reveals how breast cancer screening was introduced in the US before there was any good evidence it made any difference, and an unfounded belief in early detection caught on quickly in Canada and other developed countries. Conspiracy of Hope illustrates how a vortex of interests came together to make breast screening standard medical practice and why it’s …

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2017 Lane Anderson Award Dinner

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 …

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2016 Short List Announced

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 …

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