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Shortlist announced for the 2017 Atlantic Book Awards

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The Awards will be given out in Paul O’Regan Hall, Halifax Central Library, on Thursday, May 18 at 7:00 p.m.

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Pinny in Summer

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Pinny’s day meanders from one thing to the next as her whims take her on all sorts of small adventures — blueberry picking with friends leads to cloud watching, which inspires blueberry cake baking, which results in a windowsill visit from a seagull.

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Lisa Moore’s Flannery will put you under a spell

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Although written for a younger audience, Flannery still gives a fascinating character study of a young woman who is forced to grow up too quickly.

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5 Books for Young Adults

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The last day of school and summer vacation are just around the corner. But this being Atlantic Canada, we’re sure to get as many rainy days as we are sunny ones. Here’s a list of 5 YA novels to add to your summer reading lists you can enjoy rain or shine. Check out the links for more on the authors!   Prisoner of Warren, Andreas Oertel. Warren Webb’s father decides to hire a German prisoner-of-war, Martin, to help on their New Brunswick Farm in 1940. Warren isn’t thrilled to have a nazi living with…

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The charm of a folktale with poetic prose

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Work and More Work
by Linda Little, illustrated by Oscar T. Perez
$18.95, hardcover, 32 pp.
Groundwood Books, March 2015

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Wildflowers and subtle acts of kindness

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Sidewalk Flowers
By JonArno Lawson and illustrated by Sydney Smith
$16.95, hardcover, 32 pages
Groundwood Books, March 2015

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