Claire Holden Rothman, Lear’s Shadow (Penguin Canada)
Aaron Kreuter, You and Me, Belonging (Tightrope Books)
Natalie Morrill, The Ghost Keeper (HarperCollins Publishers Ltd.)

Anne Michaels, Infinite Gradation (Exile Editions)
Sarah Weinman, The Real Lolita (Knopf Canada)
Lezli Rubin-Kunda, At Home: Talks with Canadian Artists about Place and Practice (Goose Lane Editions)

Linda Frank, Divided (Wolsak and Wynn Publishers)
Anne Michaels, All We Saw (McClelland & Stewart)
Suzannah Showler, Thing Is (McClelland & Stewart)

Benjamin Carter Hett, The Death of Democracy (Allen Lane Canada/Penguin Canada)
Robert Harris, Song of a Nation: The Untold Story of Canada’s National Anthem (McClelland & Stewart)
Sarah Wobick-Segev, Homes Away from Home: Jewish Belonging in Twentieth Century Paris, Berlin and St. Petersburg (Stanford University Press)

Children’s/Young Adult:
Jonathan Auxier, Sweep (Puffin Canada/Penguin Random House Canada Young Readers)
Cary Fagan, Wolfie and Fly: Band on the Run (Tundra Books/Penguin Random House Canada Young Readers)
Ellen Schwartz, Princess Dolls (Tradewind Books)

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