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.
2017 Lane Anderson Award Shortlist
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!
2016 Submission Forms Posted
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!
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 …
2016 Submission Forms Posted
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.
2015 Winners Announced
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 …
Win the Finalists!
Here’s your chance to have your say and win the 2015 Lane Anderson Award finalists! Tweet your favourite finalist from either the Adult or Young Readers category and include the hashtag: #laneandersonaward On Friday, September 30th, 2016, a winner will be selected in each category. There will be two (2) winners: One (1) package of the Adult finalists Dam Builders: The Natural History of Beavers and their Ponds (Fitzhenry & Whiteside) Malignant Metaphor: Confronting Cancer Myths (ECW Press) Once They Were Hats: In Search of the Mighty Beaver (ECW Press) Slick Water: Fracking and One Insider’s …
Finalists for 2015 Lane Anderson Awards Announced
We’re excited to announce the finalists for the best Canadian science books written in 2015! Adult Category Frances Backhouse Once They Were Hats: In Search of the Mighty Beaver Publisher: ECW Press Alanna Mitchell Malignant Metaphor: Confronting Cancer Myths Publisher: ECW Press Andrew Nikiforuk Slick Water: Fracking and One Insider’s Stand Against the World’s Most Powerful Industry Publisher: Greystone Books Michael Runtz Dam Builders: The Natural History of Beavers and their Ponds Publisher: Fitzhenry & Whiteside Young Reader Paula Ayer Foodprints: The Story of What We Eat Publisher: Annick Press Elise Gravel Head Lice: The …
2015 Entry Forms Posted
The entry forms for the 2015 Lane Anderson Award has just been posted. Books must arrive by April 29th, 2016. Download the 2015 Submission Form in MS Word.