2008 BC Book Prizes Finalists

Spot the CWILL BC names in the list of BC Book Prizes finalists. Congratulations to everyone!

The BC Book Prizes gala is on April 26, 2008 (check out the website for more info about the event, or to buy tickets). There is also a BC Book Prize Soirée (free) on April 19, 2008 at the Metropolitan Hotel, Vancouver.

The Sheila A. Egoff Children’s Literature Prize

The Alchemist’s Dream by John Wilson
Baboon: A Novel by David Jones
The Corps of the Bare-Boned Plane by Polly Horvath
For Now by Gayle Friesen
Porcupine by Meg Tilly

The Christie Harris Illustrated Children’s Literature Prize

The Day It All Blew Away by Lisa Cinar
Elf the Eagle by Ron Smith
Jeffrey and Sloth by Kari-Lynn Winters
Pink by Nan Gregory
A Sea-Wishing Day by Robert Heidbreder

There is more information about the books on the BC Book Prizes website.

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