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2016 - 2017 Winners Announced

The readers have spoken! Click here to find out who were the winners of the 2017 Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Award.

2017 - 2018 Hackmatack Shortlists!

The selection committees have made their choices for the shortlists for the 2017-18 Hackmatack Awards. Congratulations to all the nominees! Check them out here:

Prepare for the Hackmatack Live Stream

On Friday, May 5th the Hackmatack award ceremony will be streamed live right into your classroom from Halifax. In order to prevent any hiccups on the big day we suggest you test the computer you will use to watch the stream.

To do so, visit https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCW2ZLs5Ea3mhpvyF8zxq-KQ and check out some of the existing video streams. If the video works, you should be in good order for the Hackmatack ceremony.

If the videos on that site do not work please talk to your IT folks about these potential problems:

On the day of the ceremony, tune in at 10am to https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCW2ZLs5Ea3mhpvyF8zxq-KQ/live

Special Note For Hackmatack Groups in Nova Scotia

Thanks to the Nova Scotia Department of Education, all elementary schools in the province will receive one set of the Hackmatack shortlisted books (in the appropriate language).

Delivery should be completed by mid-November.

2015 - 2016 Ceremony

If you missed the 2016 Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Award Ceremony, it's available for viewing here: https://youtu.be/IMlRHymaK9g