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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  • Pamela Porter – The Crazy Man

Also shortlisted:

  • Francis Chalifour – After
  • Barbara Nickel – Hannah Waters and the Daughter of Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Gail Nyoka – Mella and the N'anga: An African Tale
  • Shyam Selvadurai – Swimming in the Monsoon Sea



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Added 15 February 2006.
Updated 19 March 2009.