Red Cedar Award Club

“The Red Cedar is British Columbia’s Young Reader’s Choice book award.  Every year, thousands of children between grades 4 and 7 from across the province are invited to read books from the nominated lists of non-fiction and fiction titles and vote for their favourite.”

Gilmore Community School’s Red Cedar Club has started the voting process and their final votes will be entered next week.

The Fiction books the students have read are:

Cat’s Cradle Book 1: The Golden Twine by Jo Rioux
Gargoyle at the Gates by Philippa Dowding
Grave Robber’s Apprentice by Allan Stratton
Mighty Miss Malone by Christopher Paul Curtis
Mimi Power and the I-Don’t-Know-What by Victoria Miles
Mr & Mrs Bunny, Detectives Extraordinaire! by Polly Horvath
My Name is Paravana by Deborah Ellis
Summer in the City by Marie-Louise Gay and David Homel
Torn Apart: The Internment Diary of Mary Kobayashi (Dear Canada) by Susan M. Aihoshi
Ungifted by Gordon Korman

The Non-Fiction books the students have read are:

The Big Green Book of the Big Blue Sea by Helaine Becker, illustrated by Willow Dawson
Bodyguards! From Gladiators to the Secret Service written by Ed Butts, illustrated by Scott Plumbe 
City Critters: Wildlife In The Urban Jungle by Nicholas Read 
Cryptic Canada: Unsolved Mysteries From Coast To Coast by Natalie Hyde, illustrated by Matt Hammil
Earth-friendly Buildings, Bridges and More: The Eco-Journal Of Corry Lapont by Etta Kaner, Illustrated by Stephen MacEachern
Mimi’s Village and How Basic Health Care Transformed It by Katie Smith Milway, illustrated by Eugenie Fernandes
Rescuing The Children: The Story of the Kindertransport by Deborah Hodge
Secret Life Of Money: A Kid’s Guide To Cash by Kira Vermond, illustrated by Clayton Hanmer
Willie O’Ree: The Story of the First Black Player in the NHL by Nicole Mortillaro
The World in Your Lunchbox: The Wacky History and Weird Science Of Everyday Foods by Claire Eamer, illustrated by Sa Boothroyd

May the best books win!

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