For the past few weeks Divisions 5,6,7,8,17 and 18 have been reading the five nominees for the Maryilyn Baillie Picture Book of the Year Award. From these five Canadian Picture books students will be choosing their winner for the Great Canadian Picture Book of the year. First,students read some award winning books during our library times and were encouraged to check out award winning and Canadian picture books. Next, we created criteria for deciding what makes a great picture book. Then, we began reading all five nominees for 2016. Soon the students will vote for their favourite. Stay tuned to find out which book won!
Here are the nominees: