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Life Sketches: A Memoir - Bateman, Robert.
In The Footsteps of The Group of Seven - Waddington, Jim and Waddington, Sue.
Growing pains: the Autobiography of Emily Carr - Carr, Emily.
Stompin' Tom: Before the Fame - Connors, Stompin' Tom.
On A Cold Road: Tales of Adventure in Canadian Rock - Bidini, Dave.
Out of Darkness: the Jeff Healey Story - Watson, Cindy.
Canada - Myers, Mike.
Based on a True Story - Macdonald, Norm.
Shatner Rules: Your Guide to Understanding the Shatnerverse and the World at Large - Shatner, William.
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Future: Twists and Turns and Lessons Learned - Fox, Michael J.
Unsinkable: My Untold Story - Laumann, Silken
One Hundred Greatest Canadian Sports Moments – Bisson, James
Tessa & Scott: Our Journey from Childhood Dream to Gold – Virtue, Tessa
99: Stories of the Game – Gretzky, Wayne
99 Gretzky: His Game, His Story – Strachan, Al
All The Way: My Life on the Ice – Tootoo, Jordin
Orr: My Story – Orr, Bobby
Over the Fence is Out: the Larry Walker Story and other Canadian Baseball Legends – Shearon, Jim.
Open Heart, Open Mind – Hughes, Clara.
Throwing Rocks at Houses: My Life In and Out of Curling – Jones, Colleen.
David Suzuki: the Autobiography – Suzuki, David T.
William Osler: A Life in Medicine – Bliss, Michael.
Banting: A Biography – Bliss, Michael.
Frederick Banting: Hero, Healer, Artist – Hume, Stephen.
The Discovery of Insulin – Bliss, Michael.
An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth – Hadfield, Chris.
Canadian Spacewalkers – McDonald, Bob.
The Night Shift: Real Life in the Heart of the ER – Goldman, Brian.
A Book set in the Prairies
Who has Seen the Wind – Mitchell, W.O.
Liberty Street – Warren, Dianne.
Canada – Ford, Richard.
Alone in the Classroom – Hay, Elizabeth.
Cool Water – Warren, Dianne.
Of This Earth: A Mennonite Boyhood in the Boreal Forest – Wiebe, Rudy.
Butter Down the Well: Reflections of a Canadian Childhood – Collins, Robert.
Silton Seasons: From the Diary of a Countryman – Symons, R.D.
A Complicated Kindness – Toews, Miriam.
Where Courage Calls – Oke, Jeanette.
A Book of Canadian Short Stories
Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures: Stories – Lam, Vincent.
Stone Mattress – Atwood, Margaret.
Arvida – Archibald, Samuel.
Daydreams of Angels – O’Neill, Heather.
Natasha and other Stories – Bezmozgis, David.
Daddy Lenin – Vanderhaeghe, Guy.
This Cake is For the Party – Selecky, Sarah Lucille.
How to Get Along With Women – de Mariaffe, Elisabeth.
A Nonfiction Book about Canada’s Role in the World Wars
Canada’s Great War Album – Reid, Mark Collin.
Old enough to fight: Canada's boy soldiers in the First World War – Black, Dan. & Boileau, John.
Aces, warriors & wingmen: firsthand accounts of Canada's fighter pilots in the Second World War – Ralph, Wayne Douglas.
The Gothic line: Canada's month of hell in World War II Italy – Zuehlke, Mark.
The best little army in the world: the Canadians in Northwest Europe, 1944-1945 - Granatstein, J.L.
Bomb Girls: Trading Aprons for Ammo – Dickson, Barbara.
Fight to the finish: Canadians in the Second World War, 1944-1945 – Cook, Tim.
Canadian POWs, escapers and evaders in Europe, 1939-1945 – Greenfield, Nathan.
A train in winter: an extraordinary story of women, friendship and survival in World War Two – Moorehead, Caroline.
One day in August: the untold story behind Canada's tragedy at Dieppe – O’Keefe, David.
A Canadian Graphic Novel
Essex County Series – Lemire, Jeff.
Secret Path – Downie, Gordon.
Only The Good Die Yung – Munday, Evan.
Scott Pilgrim Series – O’Malley, Bryan Lee.
Seconds – O’Malley, Bryan Lee.
The Outside Circle – LaBoucane-Benson, Patti.
Towerkind – Verhoeven, Kate.
A Book Set in a Canadian City
In The Skin of a Lion – Ondaatje, Michael.
Stanley Park – Taylor, Timothy.
Old City Hall – Rotenberg, Robert.
Fifteen Dogs – Alexis, Andre.
Adult Onset – MacDonald, Ann-Marie.
Jade Peony – Choy, Wayson.
Now And In The Hour Of Our Death – Taylor, Patrick.
The Day The Falls Stood Still – Buchanan, Cathy Marie.
The Best Laid Plans – Fallis, Terry.
Helpless – Gowdy, Barbara.
A Canadian Book that Became a Movie or a Mini-Series
Anne of Green Gables – Montgomery, L.M.
The Book of Negroes – Hill, Lawrence.
Room – Donoghue, Emma.
Barney’s Version – Richler, Mordecai.
Life of Pi – Martel, Yann.
The English Patient – Ondaatje, Michael.
The Wars – Findley, Timothy.
Emily of New Moon – Montgomery, L.M.
The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz – Richler, Mordecai.
The Handmaid’s Tale – Atwood, Margaret.
A Book Set in a Canadian Small Town
Crow Lake – Lawson, Mary.
Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town – Leacock, Stephen.
The Piano Maker – Palka, Kurt.
The Girls – Lansens, Lori.
A Map of Glass – Urquhart, Jane.
The Island Walkers – Bemrose, John.
Close to Hugh – Endicott, Marina.
Welcome Home – Travels to Smalltown Canada – McLean, Stuart.
Still Life – Penny, Louise.
Twenty-One Cardinals – Saucier, Jocelyne.
A Book Featuring a Canadian First Nations Community
The Desperate People – Mowat, Farley.
The Reason You Walk – Kinew, Wab.
The Orenda – Boyden, Joseph.
The banker and the Blackfoot: a memoir of my grandfather in Chinook country – Chamberlin, J.Edward.
Black Robe – Moore, Brian.
Indian Horse – Wagamese, Richard.
Birdie – Lindberg, Tracey.
Clearing the Plains: Disease, politics of starvation, and the loss of Aboriginal life – Daschuk, James W.
The Back of the Turtle – King, Thomas.
Stolen sisters: The story of two missing girls, their families and how Canada has failed Indigenous women – Walter, Emmanuelle.
A Book About a Controversial or Topical Issue
Up Ghost River: A chief's journey through the turbulent waters of native history – Metatawabin, Edmund & Shimo, Alexandra.
Letters to My Grandchildren – Suzuki, David.
Just Cool It: The Climate Crisis and What We Can Do – Suzuki, David.
Ethical Oil: The Case for Canada’s Oil Sands – Levant, Ezra.
A Thousand Farewells – Ayed, Nahlah.
The right to be cold: One woman's story of protecting her culture, the Arctic, and the whole planet – Watt-Cloutier, Sheila.
Viola Desmond's Canada: a history of blacks and racial segregation in the Promised Land – Reynolds, Graham.
How hockey explains Canada: the sport that defines a country – Henderson, Paul & Prime, Jim.
A Biography of a Canadian Prime Minister or Politician
Memoirs – Trudeau, Pierre Elliot.
Common Ground – Trudeau, Justin.
Olivia: My Journey – Chow, Olivia.
John A. The Man Who Made Us – Gwyn, Richard J.
Memoirs, 1939-1993 – Mulroney, Brian.
Sir Wilfrid Laurier and the Romance of Canada – LaPierre, Laurier L.
Stephen Harper – Ibbitson, John.
Who We Are: Reflections on My Life & Canada – May, Elizabeth.
Duffy: Stardom to Senate to Scandal – Leger, Dan.
Tragedy in the Commons: Former Members of Parliament speak out about Canada's failing democracy – Loat, Alison & MacMillan, Michael.
A book of Canadian Poetry
Morning in the Burned House – Atwood, Margaret.
Let Us Compare Mythologies – Cohen, Leonard.
Clock Passional: Poetry & Block Prints – Bowes-Rowlandson, Patricia.
The Journey: The Poetry of Gursharn Zal – Zal, Gursharn.
Beyond Remembering: The Collected Poems of Al Purdy – Purdy, Al.
Buffaloberries & Saskatoons – Ruger, Hendrika.
Following the Plough: Recovering the Rural – Lee, John B.
The Cinnamon Peeler – Odaatje, Michael.
Lovers and Lesser Men – Layton, Irving.
Alligator Pie – Lee, Dennis.
A Book That Has Been Nominated for a Scotiabank Giller Prize
The Wonder – Donoghue, Emma.
Do Not Say We Have Nothing – Thien, Madeleine.
Outline – Cusk, Rachel.
Martin John – Schofield, Anakana.
The Betrayers – Bezmozgis, David.
Tell – Itani, Frances.
Yiddish for Pirates – Barwin, Gary.
Us Conductors – Michaels, Sean.
Cataract City – Davidson, Craig.
419 – Ferguson, Will.
Find other past winners and nominees:
A Book About A Major Canadian Historical Event
The Promise of Canada: 150 years – People and Ideas that Have Shaped Our Country – Gray, Charlotte.
One Hundred Photos That changed Canada – Edited by Reid, Mark.
Whisky King : The Remarkable True Story of Canada's Most Infamous Bootlegger and the Undercover Mountie on His Trail – Cole, Trevor.
A Path of Northern Lights, The Story of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch Relay.
Heroes: Canadian champions, Dark Horses and Icons – Newman, Peter C.
We interrupt this program: the news broadcasts that kept us tuned in – Ahluwalia, Raj & Canadian Broadcast Corporation.
Terry Fox: His Story – Scrivener, Leslie.
Great Canadian lives: a cultural history of modern Canada through the art of the obit – Martin, Sandra.
Canada's Olympic hockey history, 1920-2010 – Podnieks, Andrew.
The night Canada stood still: How the 1995 Quebec referendum nearly cost us our country – Wright, Robert A.
Examples of Male Canadian Authors
Kay, Guy Gavriel.
Examples of Female Canadian Authors
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