TRCA Book 3: Sweep: the story of a girl and her monster by Jonathon Auxilier

CCRCE News: 
Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Each week – until March 30th – we’re featuring one of the 5 TRCA books. With a mix of fiction, non-fiction, graphic and traditional novels these picks are your #5ReasontoRead2020!

Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Ger Monster by Jonathon Auxilier

“That’s how it works, doesn’t it? We are saved by saving others.” Follow the journey of a Victorian chimney sweep… and her monster.

This book has received the following accolades:

  • Book Riot’s Top 100 Children’s Books of 2018
  • CBC Books’ Best Canadian Children's & YA Books of 2018
  • The Boston Globe's Best Children’s Books of 2018
  • Wall Street Journal’s Best Children’s Books of 2018
  • Quill & Quire's Books of the Year 2018
  • Horn Book Fanfare's Best Books of 2018
  • Publishers Weekly's Best Children’s and YA Books 2018
  • New York Public Library’s Best Books for Kids 2018
  • Montreal Gazette’s Best Books to Give Kids for the Holidays 2018
  • Canadian Children's Book Centre’s Favourite Books of the Year 2018
  • Canadian Children’s Book Centre’s Best Books for Kids & Teens (Spring 2019)

Check out this book and the rest of the 5 Reasons to Read at your CCRCE library today!

Share your thoughts with the CCRCE community by using the hashtag #5ReasonstoRead2020 and make sure you VOTE for your favourite books on the Teen Reader's Choice Award blog!