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Special Note For Hackmatack Groups in Nova Scotia

New this year, the Department of Education and Early Childhood is granting sets of the nominated Hackmatack books to public schools in Nova Scotia who register for the program. Register by October 10 to receive the shortlisted books from the Department this fall. Schools that register after October 10 will receive their books in February.

Here’s what you need to do in order to receive the books this fall:

  1. Download the registration form.
  2. Print the form, fill it in, scan it, and email it to by October 10.
  3. Mail the hard copy of the form along with the registration fee to the address provided on the form.

If you miss the October 10 deadline, don’t worry. You can still register and participate!

Register for 2018 - 2019

Register now for Hackmatack 2018–19. Download the registration brochure here.

2018 - 2019 Hackmatack Shortlists!

The selection committees have made their choices for the shortlists for the 2018-19 Hackmatack Awards. Congratulations to all the nominees! Check them out here:

Win a Set of Hackmatack Nominated Books!

All registered groups will be entered in a draw to win a set of next year’s Hackmatack nominated books, donated by TD. One school or library from each Atlantic province will be drawn at the award ceremony.

2017 - 2018 Winners Announced

The readers have spoken! Click here to find out who were the winners of the 2018 Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Award.

2017 - 2018 Live Stream

If you missed the 2018 Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Award Ceremony, it's available for viewing here. Enjoy!

Note: The ceremony itself starts at 8:49, following the opening entertainment and the singing of O Canada.