Governor General's Literary Awards
Children's Literature


The Governor General's Literary Award for Children's Literature (Text, English) is awarded annually for a book written by a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.

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  • Julie Johnston – Hero of Lesser Causes

Also shortlisted:

  • Margaret Buffie – My Mother's Ghost
  • John Ibbitson – 1812: Jeremy and the General
  • Thomas King – A Coyote Columbus Story
  • Kit Pearson – Looking at the Moon



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Added 15 February 2006.
Updated 18 October 2009.