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Book Awards Won by Victor Lethbridge

Little Chief and Might Gopher: The Pemmican Frenzy – 2010 release

Little Chief and the Gifts of Morning Star – 2012 release

You’re Just Right - 2014 release 

  1. 2016 Canadian Best Selling Author – All three of Victor’s books have reached the achievement of being Canadian Best Sellers.  Books are available through Chapters, Indigo, Coles and other book store locations.
  1. Nautilus Book Award 2015 Gold Winner for Children’s Non-Fiction Category You’re Just Right This unique book award has continued to gain prestige with authors and publishers around the world as it seeks, honors, awards and promotes print books that inspire and connect our lives as individuals, communities, and global citizens. Nautilus looks for exceptional literary contributions to spiritual growth, conscious living, high-level wellness, green values, responsible leadership and positive social change as well as to the worlds of art, creativity and inspirational reading for children, teens and young adults.   www.nautilusbookawards.com
  1. 2014 and 2016 First Nations Communities Read Short Listed  Books were finalists, thus involved in poster distribution to all Canadian First Nation schools. This award celebrates aboriginal literature and encourages family literacy, intergenerational storytelling and information sharing of aboriginal voices and experiences.
  1. 2015 R. Ross Annett Award for Children's Literature - Writers Guild of Alberta: Nominated as one of three finalists. The Alberta Literary Awards recognize and celebrate the highest standards of literary excellence from Alberta authors. You’re Just Right
  1. 2012 Willow Award Nomination: Saskatchewan Provincial Completion: This nomination covers a year of voting where students vote for their favourite of 5 books.
  1. 2011 Alberta Book Awards: Children's and Young Adult Book of the Year winner. This award is presented annually to the Alberta based author/publisher producing the best children's or young adult book, including fiction, non-fiction and picture books. Books are judged on innovation of content, quality of text including editing, and excellence in design and illustrations. Promotional activity and market acceptance will be considered. 
  1. 2011 Nautilus Book Awards Silver Medalist - Children’s Book Category: Recognition of books that promote spiritual growth, conscious living and positive social change, while at the same time stimulating the imagination and offering the reader new possibilities for a better life and a better world. This award is for distinguished literary contributions to the worlds of art, creativity and inspirational reading for children, teens and young adults. International Award.
  1. 2011 R. Ross Annett Award for Children's Literature - Writers Guild of Alberta: Nominated as one of three finalists. The Alberta Literary Awards recognize and celebrate the highest standards of literary excellence from Alberta authors. 
  1. 2010 SIWC Griffin Award – This award recognizes those who have made a contribution to Canadian society through the craft of writing. This is awarded for literature that furthers Canadian humanitarian goals, brings writing to a disadvantaged group or celebrates the multi-cultural nature of Canada. 
  1. 2010 Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards Bronze Medalist- Best First Book - This award is designed to honour the year's best children’s books, authors and illustrators. This brings increased recognition to exemplary books and their creators, and supports childhood literacy and life-long reading. As our society has gotten more complex and growing up has become more complicated, children’s book authors and publishers have risen to the occasion, creating books that not only celebrate the joys of childhood, but also help kids and families deal with its challenges. International Award.

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