Canadian Children’s Book Center names its Best Books from Fall ’12

The Canadian Children’s Book Center recently released its guide to the Best Books for Kids & Teens from Fall 2012. We’re thrilled to announce that twenty four Orca titles were included, many of those as starred selections.

The list comprises recommended books for kids and teens ages 0-18 and helps parents, teachers, librarians, booksellers and children’s literature enthusiasts stock their bookshelves with the very best books Canada has to offer

According to the Canadian Children’s Book Center, “all of the titles in Best Books for Kids & Teens have been handpicked by expert committees of educators, booksellers, school and public librarians from across Canada, so every book included in the guide is guaranteed to be a great read!” Each listing contains a brief summary of the book, the interest level listed by age, reading level listed by grade and thematic links—a simple reference tool to help readers select appropriate books by subject.

The full list of selected titles is not available online, but you can purchase a copy of the guide from the Canadian Children’s Book Center website for $5.95. We can, however, share the list of selected Orca titles. Asterisks indicated a starred selection. Congratulations to all the authors and illustrators! (Click each title to learn more about the book or order a copy from us.)

All Good Children*
Box of Shocks
Breaking Point*
Charlie’s Key*
City Critters*
Cuts Like a Knife*
Dalen & Gole
Doors in the Air*
Flood Warning
Ghost Moon
Guilty
Hamsters Holding Hands
Haze
I Owe You One
Justine McKeen – Walk the Talk
Kishka for Koppel
Living Rough
The Matatu
Out of Season
Power Chord
The Prisoner of Snowflake Falls*
Riot Act*
Seal Song*
Wrong Bus

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