Chocolate Lily Award Shortlist 2025

I am thrilled that Elliot Jelly-Legs and the Bobblehead Miracle is on the 2024/25 Chocolate Lily Award Shortlist! Here are the other nominees in the novel category:

Bigfoot Crossing by Gail Anderson-Dargatz (Orca Book Publishers)
Elliot Jelly-Legs and the Bobblehead Miracle by Yolanda Ridge, illustrated by Sydney Barnes (Orca Book Publishers)
Game Face by Shari Green (Groundwood Books)
Obaasan’s Boots by Janis Bridger and Lara Jean Okihiro (Second Story Press)
Shamus The Urban Rez Dog, P.I. by Leslie Gentile (DCB Young Readers)
Up For Grabs by Michelle Mulder (DCB Young Readers)

I haven’t done reviews in a while but I’m hoping to dig into all these titles and will try to post soon. Congratulations to all the authors and illustrators. And a huge thank you to the coordinators of this great book program for kids!