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2012 BC Book Prizes Shortlist

The West Coast Book Prize Society is thrilled to announce the finalists for the 2012 BC Book Prizes. Congratulations to the authors, illustrators and publishers! The winner of the 2012 Lieutenant Governor's Award for Literary Excellence will be announced at the BC Book Prize Soirée in April.

by Kerry Clare · Tagged bc book prize shortlists

When I Was Small

by (author) Sara O'Leary
illustrated by Julie Morstad

Walk Like a Man

Coming of Age with the Music of Bruce Springsteen


A Book of Trees

by (author) Theresa Kishkan

Demeter Goes Skydiving

by (author) Susan McCaslin

I'll Be Watching

by (author) Pamela Porter

Drink the Bitter Root

A Writer's Search for Justice and Redemption in Africa

by (author) Gary Geddes

Oyama Pink Shale

by (author) Sharon Thesen

Once You Break a Knuckle

by (author) D.W. Wilson

Beggar's Garden

by (author) Michael Christie


by (author) Frances Greenslade

The Measure of a Man

The Story of a Father, a Son, and a Suit

by (author) J.J. Lee

The Collected Poems of Patrick Lane

by (author) Patrick Lane
edited by Russell Morton Brown & Donna Bennett
afterword by Nicholas Bradley


by (author) John Pass

Discovery Passages

by (author) Garry Thomas Morse

The Chuck Davis History of Metropolitan Vancouver

by (author) Chuck Davis

Fred Herzog: Photographs


by (author) Fred Herzog
contributions by Douglas Coupland, Sarah Milroy & Jeff Wall
introduction by Claudia Gochmann

Blood Red Road

Dustlands: 1

by (author) Moira Young

Nowhere Else on Earth

Standing Tall for the Great Bear Rainforest

by (author) Caitlyn Vernon

The Runaway

by (author) Glen Huser

What Is Real

by (author) Karen Rivers

Dalen and Gole

Scandal in Port Angus

by (author) Mike Deas

Grandpa's Girls

by (author) Nicola Campbell
illustrated by Kim LaFave

Pussycat, Pussycat, Where Have You Been?

by (author) Dan Bar-el
illustrated by Rae Maté