Nominee  
Brave Deeds: How One Family Saved Many from the Nazis
Ann Alma
Groundwood Books

BOOKS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

Brave Deeds: How One Family Saved Many from the Nazis, nonfiction for ages eight and up, Groundwood Publishers, Toronto, April 2008, 95 pages.
--Silver Birch Award Regional Winner and honour book, Ontario, 2009.
--nominated for the Chocolate Lily Award, B.C. 2009-2010.
--Resource Links one of the best books of nonfiction for young people for 2008.
--CCBC notable book, Spring 08.
Summer of Adventures, Sono Nis Press, Winlaw, B.C., Fall 2003, 144 pages.
--Canadian Children’s Book Centre OUR CHOICE, 2005

Summer of Changes, Sono Nis Press, Victoria, B.C., Fall 2001, 171 pages.
--Silver Birch Award Regional Winner and honour book, Ontario, 2003.
--nominated for the Chocolate Lily Award, B.C., 2003.
--nominated for the Red Cedar Award, B.C., 2004.
--nominated for the Diamond Willow Award, Saskatchewan, 2004.
--Canadian Children’s Book Centre OUR CHOICE, 2002.
--On the Book Publishers’ best-sellers list for nine months, 2004.

Skateway to Freedom, Orca Publishers, Vancouver, Spring 1993.
Reissued by Dundurn Press, Toronto, 2008, 150 pages.
--Nominated for the Silver Birch Award, Ontario, 1995.
--Canadian Children’s Book Centre OUR CHOICE, 1994.
--On the National Librarian’s Bestsellers list, 1994.
--On B.C. Government recommended reading list, 1996-2000.
--On the Calgary School District recommended reading list, 1995-1998.
Something to Tell, Riverwood Publishers, Newmarket, ON, Spring 1998, 156 pages.
--Canadian Children’s Book Centre OUR CHOICE, 1998.
Under Emily’s Sky, Dundurn Press, Toronto, Fall 1997, 90 pages.

SHORT STORIES AND POEMS FOR ADULTS:
“Bittersweet Relations,” Fat Moon Anthology, Kalamalka Press, Fall 1991.
--First prize winner, PEEL Prose Contest, Brampton, ON. 1990.
“Though Never Here,” Country Living, New York, NY., Oct. 1991.
3 Poems, Fat Moon Anthology, Kalamalka Press, Fall 1991.
“Images,” Series of poems, Poetry Anthology, American poetry Assoc., 1989.

MAGAZINE ARTICLES:
“Kenya’s Lake Turkana,” International Travel News, July 1988, Sacramento, CA.
“Ephesus-Roman Ruins in Turkey,” Great Expeditions, Dec., 1987, Abbotsford, B.C.
“Indonesia,” International Travel News, April 1987, Sacramento, CA.
“Testing,” B.C. Teacher, March/April 1987, Vancouver, B.C.
“Quake’s Worst Aftershock,” The Vancouver Sun, January 18, 1986, Vancouver, B.C.
“Home Grown Spa,” BC Woman to Woman, Vancouver, B.C., May, 1990.
“From Lace to Louvres,” Country, New York, NY., Sept., 1989.ADULT NON

FICTION:
Camping with Children—A Teachers’ How to Guide, B.C.T.F., Vancouver, Fall 1987.
Teachers’ Guide for Under Emily’s Sky, Dundurn Press, Spring 1998