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Atlantic Book Awards – Part 2 2016 nominees

“to promote and acknowledge excellence in Atlantic Canadian writing and book publishing through an annual awards ceremony and related events.”

Robbie Robertson Dartmouth Book Award for Non-fiction
The Times of African Nova Scotians by Tony Colaiacovo
Empire of Deception: the incredible story of a master swindler who seduced a city and captivated the nation by Dean Jobb
Aftershock: the Halifax Explosion and the persecution of Pilot Francis Mackey by Janet Maybee

http://discover.halifaxpubliclibraries.ca/?q=title:times%20of%20african%20nova%20scotians http://discover.halifaxpubliclibraries.ca/?q=title:empire%20of%20deception%20the%20incredible http://discover.halifaxpubliclibraries.ca/?q=title:aftershock%20the%20halifax%20explosion

Jim Connors Dartmouth Book Award (Fiction)
Amazing Grace by Lesley Crewe
What Kills Good Men by David Hood
When the Saints by Sarah Mian

http://discover.halifaxpubliclibraries.ca/?q=title:amazing%20grace%20author:crewe http://discover.halifaxpubliclibraries.ca/?q=title:what%20kills%20good%20men http://discover.halifaxpubliclibraries.ca/?q=title:when%20the%20saints

Lillian Shepherd Award for Excellence in Illustration
I’m Drawing a Picture by Doretta Groenendyk
Frankenstink!: garbage gone bad by Ron Lightburn
Mayann’s Train Ride by Hon. Mayann Francis; illustrated by Tamara Thiebaux-Heikalo

http://discover.halifaxpubliclibraries.ca/?q=title:i%27m%20drawing%20a%20picture http://discover.halifaxpubliclibraries.ca/?q=title:frankenstink%20garbage http://discover.halifaxpubliclibraries.ca/?q=title:mayann%27s%20train%20ride


Margaret and John Savage First Book Award

A Stroke in Time by Gerard Doran
Aftershock: the Halifax Explosion and the persecution of Pilot Francis Mackey by Janet Maybee
When the Saints by Sarah Mian

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