The 2009 Atlantic Book Awards
were announced last evening.
And the winners are…
Democracy 250 Atlantic Book Award for Historical Writing: Halifax at War, by William D. Naftel
Dartmouth Book Award for non-Fiction: Halifax at War, by William D. Naftel
Dartmouth Book Award for Fiction: Falling, Ann Simpson
Margaret and John Savage First Book Award: Evidence, by Ian Colford
Best Published Atlantic Book Award: Up Home, by Shauntay Grant (shared with publisher Nimbus Publishing)
Lillian Shepherd Memorial Award for Excellence in Illustration: Up Home, illustrated by Susan Tooke
The Mayor’s Award for Excellence in Book Illustration. The Terrible, Horrible, Smelly Pirate (Nimbus Publishing) Eric Orchard, illustrator
Atlantic Independent Booksellers’ Choice Award: Before Green Gables (Penguin) by Budge Wilson
Mayor’s Award for Literary Achievement: Dan Soucoup – Nimbus Publishing.