Golden Oak Award

Presented annually by the Ontario Library Association (OLA) for a Canadian book suitable for adults learning to read, as voted by the readers themselves.

111 items

Title Overview Format & Publisher Call Number
Adrift at Sea
A Vietnamese Boy's Story of Survival
Book - 2016 Pajama Press J 971.00495922 S
All the Dirt
A History of Getting Clean
Book - 2016 Annick Press J 613.4 A
Blood and Belonging Book - 2017 Raven Books, an imprint of Orca Books Publishers RO DEL RL4
Fight to Learn
The Struggle to Go to School
Book - 2016 Annick Press J 306.43 S
John McCrae
Beyond Flanders Fields
Book - 2016 Heritage House 819.3905 MCC R
No Trace Book - 2016 Grass Roots Press RO CHA RL5
The Bootlegger's Goddaughter Book - 2017 Raven Books, an imprint of Orca Books Publishers LPLW PBK CAM
Town Is by the Sea Book - 2017 Groundwood BooksHouse of Anansi Press LPLW P SCH
10 Ships That Rocked the World Book - 2015 Annick Press Ltd. J 623.82 R
A Year of Borrowed Men Book - 2015 Pajama Press Inc. P BAR
Child Soldier
When Boys and Girls Are Used in War
Book - 2015 Kids Can Press J 355.0083 H
Epic Game Book - 2016 Raven Books RO KOW RL4
Exposed Book - 2015 Orca Book Publishers YA GRA
Give Me Wings
How A Choir of Former Slaves Took on the World
Book - 2015 Annick Press J 782.421629607300922 L
Missing nimâmâ Book - 2015 Cree Clockwise Press P FLO
Next Round
A Young Athlete's Journey to Gold
Book - 2016 Pajama Press LPLW J 796.83 BIY S
Escape From Tibet
A True Story
Book - 2014 Annick Press LPLW YA 951.5050922 G
Juba Good Book - 2014 Raven Books, an imprint of Orca Book Publishers RO DEL RL4
Residential Schools
With the Words and Images of Survivors
Book - 2014 Indigenous Education Press LPLW FN 371.82997071 L
The End of The Line Book
The Last Train
A Holocaust Story
Book - 2013 Owlkids Books J 940.5318083 A
The Magician of Auschwitz Book - 2014 Second Story Press J 940.53180922 REI K
The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen Book - 2012 Tundra Books LPLW YA NIE
When the Worst Happens
Extraordinary Stories of Survival
Book - 2014 Annick Press LPLW J 613.69 K
Every Day Is Malala Day Book - 2014 Second Story Press J 371.822 M
Big League Dreams Book
Contingency Plan Book - 2012 Raven Books LPLW RO ALL RL5
Emily Included
A True Story
Book - 2011 Second Story Press J 362.4080971 M
Guilty Book - 2012 Orca Book Publishers YA MCC
My Name Is Parvana Book - 2012 Groundwood Books RO ELL RL4
Something Noble Book - 2012 Raven Books LPWL RO KOW RL4
The Secret of the Village Fool Book - 2012 Second Story Press P UPJ
The Stamp Collector Book - 2012 Fitzhenry and Whiteside P LAN
A Stranger at Home
A True Story
Book - 2011 Annick Press J 371.8299712071 POK J
Behind Enemy Lines
World War II
Book - 2012 Scholastic Canada LPLW J MAT
Home Invasion Book - 2011 Grass Roots Press YA FIE
In the Bag!
Margaret Knight Wraps It up
Book - 2011 Tundra Books J 609.2 KNI
The Matatu Book - 2012 Orca Book Publishers P WAL
No Ordinary Day Book - 2011 Groundwood Books J ELL
Remembering the Titanic Book - 2012 Scholastic E 910.91634 W
Sable Island
The Wandering Sandbar
Book - 2011 Nimbus Publishing J 971.699 K
Canadian Railroad Trilogy Book - 2010 Groundwood Books J 819.1 LIG
Fatty Legs
A True Story
Book - 2010 Annick Press FN J 371.8299712071 FEN J
Highway of Heroes Book - 2010 Fitzhenry & Whiteside J 355.16 STI
No Safe Place Book - 2010 Groundwood BooksHouse of Anansi Press RO ELL RL5
Our Earth
How Kids Are Saving the Planet
Book - 2010 Second Story Press J 333.720922 W
Out of Darkness
The Jeff Healey Story
Book - 2010 Dundurn Press 782.42166092 HEA W
The Second Wife Book - 2011 Raven Books RO CHA RL3
Viola Desmond Won't Be Budged Book - 2010 Groundwood Books LPLW J 971.604092 DES W
Courage and Compassion: Ten Canadians Who Made A Difference Book
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