Red Cedar Awards

The Red Cedar Book Awards Program encourages students in Grades 4 - 7 in British Columbia to read Canadian fiction and non-fiction titles. Each year, a Red Cedar Award is presented to one fiction and one non-fiction book which receive the most votes from children in the program.
  • Winners
  • Recent Fiction Nominees
  • Recent Non-Fiction Nominees

2013 - Claire Eamer The World in your Lunchbox: The Wacky History and Weird Science of Everyday Foods (Nonfiction)

2013 - Gordon Korman Ungifted (Fiction)

2012 - Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch Last Airlift: A Vietnamese Orphan's Rescue from War (Nonfiction)

2012 - Sarah Leach Count me in (Fiction)

2011 - Alma Fullerton Libertad (Fiction)

2011 - Sink Frieda Wishinsky & Elizabeth MacLeod Everything but the Kitchen (Nonfiction)

2010 - Christine Kilbourne Dear Jo: the story of losing Leah...and searching for hope (Fiction)

2010 - Ann Love & Jane Drake Sweet: the delicious story of candy (Nonfiction)

- L.M. Falcone The Devil, the Banshee and Me (Fiction)

2009- Dr. Stanley Coren Why do Dogs have Wet Noses (Non-fiction)

2008- Pamela Porter Crazy Man (Fiction)

2008- Bill Slavin Transformed (Non-fiction)

2007- Kenneth Oppel Airborn (Fiction)

2007- Trudee Romanek Aha! The Most Interesting Book You'll Ever Read About Intelligence (Non-fiction)

2006- Deborah Ellis Mud City (Fiction)

2006- Larry Verstraete Survivors: True Death-Defying Escapes (Non-fiction)

2005- Deborah Ellis Parvana’s Journey (Fiction)

2005- Karen Levine Hana’s Suitcase (Non-fiction)

2004- Virginia Frances Schwartz If I Just Had Two Wings (Fiction)

2003- Deborah Ellis The Breadwinner (Fiction)

2003- Linda Bailey Adventures in the Middle Ages (Non-fiction)

2002- Kenneth Oppel Sunwing (Fiction)

2002- Vivien Bowers Wow Canada! Exploring This Land From Coast to Coast to Coast (Non-fiction)

2001- Gayle Friesen Janey’s Girl (Fiction)

2001- Marg Meikle Funny You Should Ask(Non-fiction)

2000- Kenneth Oppel Silverwing (Fiction)

2000- Dave Bouchard The Great Race (Non-fiction)

1999- Kit Pearson Awake and Dreaming (Fiction)

1999- Hugh Brewster Anastasia's Album (Non-fiction)

1998- Bernice Thurman Hunter Amy’s Promise (Fiction)

1998- Linda Granfield In Flanders Fields: The Story of the Poem by John McCrae (Non-fiction)

Recent Fiction Nominees 2014/2015

red cedar fiction nominees 2014/2015

Recent Non-Fiction Nominees 2014/2015

red cedar 2014/2015 nonfiction nominees