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The Silver Birch Award®

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The Silver Birch Award® features recently published Canadian children's books in three lists for children aged 8 to 12 in Grades 3 to 6. The Express list focuses on the lower grade levels and the Fiction and Non-Fiction lists focuses on the Grade 5 and 6 readers.

Nominees are announced in October of each year and voting opens in April of the following year.


Latest Winners

2018 Silver Birch Winners - Three Categories

Check out the latest Silver Birch Award® winners:

Smiley From Ant to Eagle Top Dogs

Current Express Nominees

2018 Express Nominees

Check out the current nominees:

The Banana-Leaf Ball Big Blue Forever A Boy Named Queen Heartwood Hotel: A True Home I Am Not a Number Pablo Finds a Treasure Smiley Tank and Fizz: The Case of the Missing Mage 2018SBE TVO Wolf Island

Current Fiction Nominees

2018 Fiction Nominees

Check out the current nominees:

Brave Cammie Takes Flight Clutch The Doll's Eye From Ant to Eagle The Griffin of Darkwood Macy McMillan and the Rainbow Goddess Restart The Stone Heart Yellow Dog