The Stowaways by Meghan Merentette; Dean Griffiths, illus. (Pajama Press)
Slated (Slated Trilogy: Book 1) by Teri Terry (Nancy Paulson Books/Penguin)
The French-language award will be presented in Montreal on Oct. 28, while the English-language awards will be handed out Nov. 6 at a gala in Toronto.
The TD Canadian Children’s Literature Fan Choice Award, presented in partnership with CBC Books, will also be presented at the Toronto event. Young readers will be able to cast their vote at cbcbooks.ca starting Sept. 18.