The finalists for the 2011 Canadian Children's Book Centre Awards have been announced, including the new category for the John Spray Mystery Award. The winners of the English-language awards will be announced at an invitation-only gala event at The Carlu in Toronto on October 4th, 2011.
The finalists in the mystery category are ...
◊ Borderline by Allan Stratton (HarperTrophy), Non-Series.
◊ Dead Bird Through the Cat Door by Jan Markley (Gumboot Books), a Megabyte Mystery.
◊ The Mystery of the Cyber Bully by Marty Chan (Thistledown Press), a Marty Chan Mystery.
◊ A Spy in the House by Y. S. Lee (Candlewick Press), a Mary Quinn Agency Mystery.
◊ Victim Rights by Norah McClintock (Red Deer Press), a Ryan Dooley Mystery.
(Hat tip to In Reference to Murder.)