2012 Atlantic Book Awards Winners

Ann Connor Brimer Award for Children’s Literature
The Year Mrs. Montague Cried, by New Brunswick author Susan White, published by PEI’s Acorn Press

APMA Best Atlantic-Published Book Award
Eco-Innovators: Sustainability in Atlantic Canada by Chris Benjamin, published by Halifax’s Nimbus Publishing

Ches Crosbie Barristers Fiction Award
Moonlight Sketches by Gerard Collins (Creative Book Publishing)

Dartmouth Book Award for Non-fiction in Memory of Robbie Robertson, presented by the Kiwanis Club of Dartmouth
The Atlantic Coast: A Natural History by Nova Scotian naturalist Harry Thurston, published by Greystone Books in association with the David Suzuki Foundation

Democracy 250 Atlantic Book Award for Historical Writing
Necessaries and Sufficiencies: Planter Society in Londonderry, Onslow and Truro Townships, 1761-1780 by Carol Campbell and James F. Smith, published by Cape Breton University Press

Jim Connors Dartmouth Book Award (Fiction), presented by Boyne Clarke
Great Village by Mary Rose Donnelly (Cormorant Books)

Lillian Shepherd Memorial Award for Excellence in Illustration
Sydney Smith for There Were Monkeys in My Kitchen by Sheree Fitch (Nimbus Publishing)

Margaret and John Savage First Book Award
The Town That Drowned by New Brunswick’s Riel Nason, published by Goose Lane Editions

The Bruneau Family Children’s/Young Adult Literature Award
Jack and the Manger by Andy Jones, illustrated by Darka Erdelji (Running the Goat Books & Broadsides)