Awards


Established in 1947 and presented annually by the Canadian Library Association, this medal recognizes the author (Canadian citizen or resident) of the best children's book published in Canada.
YearWriterTitleGenre
1949Mabel DunhamKristli's Trees Children's & Young Adult
1952Catherine Anthony Clark The Sun Horse Children's & Young Adult
1956Louise RileyTrain for Tiger Lily Children's & Young Adult
1963Sheila BurnfordThe Incredible Journey Children's & Young Adult
1965Dorothy ReidTales of Nanabozho Children's & Young Adult
1967Christie Harris The Raven’s Cry Children's & Young Adult
1969Kay HillAnd Tomorrow the Stars: The Story of J. Cabot Children's & Young Adult
1970Edith Margaret Fowke Sally Go Round the Sun Children's & Young Adult
1972Ann BladesMary of Mile 18 Children's & Young Adult
1973Ruth NicholsThe Marrow of the World Children's & Young Adult
1974Elizabeth Cleaver The Miraculous Hind: A Hungarian Legend Children's & Young Adult
1977Christie Harris Mouse Woman and the Vanished Princesses Children's & Young Adult
1982Janet LunnThe Root Cellar Children's & Young Adult
1984Jan HudsonSweetgrass Children's & Young Adult
1985Jean LittleMama’s Going to Buy You a Mockingbird Children's & Young Adult
1986Cora TaylorJulieChildren's & Young Adult
1987Janet LunnShadow in Hawthorn Bay Children's & Young Adult
1988Kit PearsonA Handful of Time Children's & Young Adult
1990Kit PearsonThe Sky is Falling Children's & Young Adult
1995Cora TaylorThe Summer of the Mad MonkChildren's & Young Adult
1996Maxine TrottierThe Tiny Kite of Eddie WingChildren's & Young Adult
2001Nan Gregory Wild Girl & GranChildren's & Young Adult
2002Jean LittleOrphan at My Door: The Home Child Diary of Victoria Cope Children's & Young Adult
2003Karen LevineHana's Suitcase: A True StoryChildren's & Young Adult
2005Anne Laurel Carter Last Chance Bay Children's & Young Adult
2006Pamela PorterThe Crazy ManChildren's & Young Adult
2010Lesley LivingstonWondrous StrangeChildren's & Young Adult
Nancy HartryWatching Jimmy Children's & Young Adult