The Adult Award winner is The Chaos by Nalo Hopkinson (McElderry); the Young Adult Award winner is Starling by Lesley Livingston (HarperCollins).
The Copper Cylinder is an annual award, selected by members of the Sunburst Award Society, for books published the previous year. To be eligible, the work must meet all the criteria for the society’s juried award, the Sunburst Awards for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic.The award’s name comes from the first Canadian scientific romance, “A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder” by James De Mille. The winners receive a handcrafted copper cylinder trophy. For more, see the Copper Cylinder Awards website.