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Governor General's Award Shortlist

It would be difficult to find five more different books than the children's text nominees for the Governor General's Literary Awards. Readers get teen romance in Under the Moon, a rollicking adventure tale in The Grave Robber's Apprentice, a rich fantasy novel in Seraphina, a tough, comic look at a kid's life in The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen and a modern fairytale in The Umbrella. Susan Noakes (for CBC Canada, takes a look at the five contenders. The winner will be announced on Tuesday, Nov. 13.

Under the Moon by Deborah Kerbel


Seraphina by Rachel Hartman of Vancouver


The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen by Susin Nielsen


The Umbrella by Judd Palmer

The Grave Robber's Apprentice by Allan Stratton


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