Akilak’s Adventure, written by Deborah Kigjugalik Webster and illustrated by Charlene Chua, was shortlisted for a First Nation Communities Read (FNCR) Award!
“Chosen by a jury of Indigenous librarians from across Ontario, these titles represent the best of Indigenous literature from throughout Turtle Island today. The title selection announcement for FNCR 2018-2019 will take place in Yonge-Dundas Square in Toronto on June 27 as part of National Indigenous History Month celebrations. The authors of the selected titles will be the recipients of the Periodical Marketers of Canada Indigenous Literature Award and will each receive a $3000 cash prize.”
Read more about FNCR here!