List of 2022-2023 Adult/YA
Shortlisted Titles

Browse below for all shortlisted titles. The First Nation Communities READ Award jury has shortlisted these titles.

We Dream Medicine Dreams

Author : Lisa Boivin
Publisher : Winnipeg: Portage and Main Press

Little Bear in Foster Care

Author : S.P. Joseph Lyons
Publisher : Six Nations: Indigenous Education Press

This is What I’ve Been Told

Author : Juliana Armstrong
Publisher : Victoria: Medicine Wheel Education

The Wolf Mother : Mothers of Xsan Vol 5

Author : Brett D. Huson Hetxw’ms Gyetxw
Publisher : Winnipeg: Portage and Main Press

Longlist of 2022-2023 Children's Nominated Titles

Browse below for all nominated titles. The First Nation Communities READ Award jury selects a shortlist and the winning title.

The Frog Mother : Mothers of Xsan Vol 4

Author : Brett D. Huson Hetxw’ms Gyetxw
Publisher : Winnipeg: Portage and Main Press

Jigging for Halibut with Tsinii

Author : Robert Davidson, Sara Florence Davidson
Publisher : Winnipeg: Portage and Main Press

Thunder and the Noise Storms

Author : Jeffrey Ansloos, Shezza Ansloos
Publisher : Toronto: Annick Press

Little Bear in Foster Care

Author : S.P. Joseph Lyons
Publisher : Six Nations: Indigenous Education Press

Little Wolf

Author : Teoni Spathelfer
Publisher : Victoria: Heritage House Publishing

Animals Illustrated : Wolverine

Author : Allen Niptanatiak
Publisher : Iqaluit: Inhabit Media

Little Moar and the Moon : English Edition

Author : Roselynn Akulukjuk
Publisher : Iqaluit: Inhabit Books

We All Play / kimêtawânaw

Author : Julie Flett
Publisher : Vancouver: Greystone Books

A is For Anemone: A First West Coast Alphabet

Author : Robert Budd, Roy Henry Vickers
Publisher : Madeira Park: Harbour Publishing

On the Trapline

Author : David A. Robertson
Publisher : Toronto: Penguin Random House

This is What I’ve Been Told

Author : Juliana Armstrong
Publisher : Victoria: Medicine Wheel Education

Louis Riel Day: The Fur Trade Project

Author : Deborah L. Delaronde
Publisher : Penticton: Theytus Books

The Shaman’s Apprentice

Author : Zacharias Kunuk
Publisher : Iqaluit: Inhabit Media

Hockey with Dad

Author : Willie Sellars
Publisher : Qualicum Beach: Caitlin Press

We Dream Medicine Dreams

Author : Lisa Boivin
Publisher : Winnipeg: Portage and Main Press

White Raven

Author : Teoni Spathelfer
Publisher : Victoria: Heritage House Publishing

The Water Sings to Suli? / iʔ siwɬkw nkwancinəm k̕əl suliʔ

Author : Harron Hall
Publisher : Penticton: Theytus Books

The Wolf Mother : Mothers of Xsan Vol 5

Author : Brett D. Huson Hetxw’ms Gyetxw
Publisher : Winnipeg: Portage and Main Press

Learning to Carve Argillite

Author : Robert Davidson, Sara Florence Davidson
Publisher : Winnipeg: Portage and Main Press