- Faster Higher Smarter, by Simon Shapiro. Published by Annick Press.
- Inside Your Insides, by Claire Eamer. Published by Kids Can Press.
- Monster Science, by Helaine Becker. Published by Kids Can Press.
The other nominees are To Burp or Not to Burp: A Guide to Your Body in Space by Dr. Dave Williams and Loredana Cunti (Annick Press) and Dinosaurs of the Deep by Larry Verstraete (Turnstone Press).