Saskatchewan Book Awards
First Book


The Saskatchewan Book Award for First Book is presented to a Saskatchewan author (or authors) for the best first book based on the quality of writing. Genres include children's, drama, fiction, poetry, and some non-fiction.

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  • Harriet Richards – The Lavender Child

Also shortlisted:

  • Bill Barry – People/Places: Saskatchewan and its Names
  • Ross Gordon Green – Justice in Aboriginal Communities
  • Mary-Kate MacDonald – Carving my Name
  • Helen Mourre – Landlocked
  • Vicki Summerfeldt – Women Who Dream Tigers



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Added 05 January 2010.
Updated 05 January 2010.