Monday, 16 March 2015

2015 BC Book Prizes nominees: Sheila A. Egoff and Christie Harris Prizes

Recently, the West Coast Book Prize Society announced the finalists for the 2015 BC Book Prizes.  Prizes will be awarded in the following seven categories:
  • Fiction 
  • Non-Fiction 
  • Poetry 
  • Regional 
  • Children's Literature 
  • Illustrated Children's Literature 
  • Booksellers' Choice 
There is also the Lieutenant Governor's Award for Literary Excellence which is announced separately at the BC Book Prize Soirée in April.

Nominees for all the awards can be found at

The nominees for the 2 children's awards are provided here:

 Sheila A. Egoff 
 Children’s Literature Prize 

Supported by CUPE and Friends of Sheila Egoff

Blue Gold
by Elizabeth Stewart
Annick Press

by Gabrielle Prendergast
Orca Book Publishers

Finding Grace
by Becky Citra
Second Story Press

Rabbit Ears
by Maggie deVries
HarperCollins Canada

Sophie, in Shadow
by Eileen Kernaghan
Thistledown Press

 Christie Harris Illustrated 
 Children’s Literature Prize 

Supported by Kate Walker and Kidsbooks

Dolphin SOS
by Roy Miki and Slavi Miki
Illustrated by Julie Flett
Tradewind Books

Hana Hashimoto, Sixth Violin
by Chieri Uegaki
Illustrated by Qin Leng
Kids Can Press

The Most Magnificent Thing
by Ashley Spires
Kids Can Press

Norman, Speak!
by Caroline Adderson
Illustrated by Qin Leng
Groundwood Books

Stop, Thief!
by Heather Tekavec
Illustrated by Pierre Pratt
Kids Can Press

The 30th Annual BC Book Prizes awards gala will be held on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at the Pinnacle Vancouver Harbourfront Hotel. 

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