2020 Governor General's Literary Award Winners


Five Little Indians: A Novel
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|April 14, 2020

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Taken from their families when they are very small and sent to a remote, church-run residential school, Kenny, Lucy, Clara, Howie and Maisie are barely out of childhood when they are finally released after years of detention. Alone and without any skills, support…
This Red Line Goes Straight To Your Heart: A Memoir In Halves

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“Wondrously and elegantly written in language that astonishes and moves the reader…This is an important book: an emotional and intellectual tour de force.” —Jane Urquhart An experimental memoir about Partition, immigration, and generational storytelling, This Red…
Norma Jeane Baker Of Troy
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|February 25, 2020

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Norma Jeane Baker of Troy is a meditation on the destabilizing and destructive power of beauty, drawing together Helen of Troy and Marilyn Monroe, twin avatars of female fascination separated by millennia but united in mythopoeic force. Norma Jeane Baker was…
Kamloopa: An Indigenous Matriarch Story

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TIME: All. SPACE: The Multiverse. Come along for the ride to Kamloopa , the largest Powwow on the West Coast. This high-energy Indigenous matriarchal story follows two urban Indigenous sisters and a lawless Trickster who face our world head-on as they come to…
If You Hear Me
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|February 11, 2020

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The King Of Jam Sandwiches
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|September 22, 2020

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The Barnabus Project
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|September 1, 2020

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In a world built for Perfect Pets, Barnabus is a Failed Project, half mouse, half elephant, kept out of sight until his dreams of freedom lead him and his misfit friends on a perilous adventure. A stunning picture book from international bestsellers The Fan…

2020 Governor General's Literary Award Finalists