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2019/2020 BC and Yukon Book Prizes Finalists

The West Coast Book Prize Society is thrilled to announce the finalists for the 2020 BC and Yukon Book Prizes. Congratulations to the authors, illustrators, and publishers! Winners will be announced on Saturday, April 25th, 2020, at the Pan Pacific Hotel in downtown Vancouver. Jurors for each category will be announced at the Gala.

by Kerry Clare · Tagged book prizes


A Novel

by (author) Steven Price

Rue des Rosiers

by (author) Rhea Tregebov

Changing Tides

An Ecologist's Journey to Make Peace with the Anthropocene

by (author) Alejandro Frid

In My Own Moccasins

A Memoir of Resilience

by (author) Helen Knott

Claws of the Panda

Beijing's Campaign of Influence and Intimidation in Canada

by (author) Jonathan Manthorpe

Highway of Tears

A True Story of Racism, Indifference and the Pursuit of Justice for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

by (author) Jessica McDiarmid


by (author) Ali Blythe

Dunk Tank

by (author) Kayla Czaga

SH:LAM (The Doctor)

by (author) Joseph A. Dandurand

Sonnet's Shakespeare

by (author) Sonnet L'Abbe

A Year on the Wild Side

A West Coast Naturalist's Almanac

by (author) Briony Penn

At the Bridge

James Teit and an Anthropology of Belonging

by (author) Wendy Wickwire

Carpe Fin

A Haida Manga

by (author) Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas

Great Bear Rainforest

A Giant-Screen Adventure in the Land of the Spirit Bear

by (author) Ian McAllister & Alex Van Tol


by (author) Sara Cassidy

The Love and Lies of Rukhsana Ali

by (author) Sabina Khan

The Mystery of Black Hollow Lane

by (author) Julia Nobel

My Body My Choice

The Fight for Abortion Rights

by (author) Robin Stevenson

What the Eagle Sees

Indigenous Stories of Rebellion and Renewal

by (author) Eldon Yellowhorn & Kathy Lowinger

Bad Boys of Fashion

by (author) Jennifer Croll & Aneta Pacholska


illustrated by Julie Flett

It Began With a Page

How Gyo Fujikawa Drew the Way

by (author) Kyo Maclear
illustrated by Julie Morstad

The Phone Booth in Mr. Hirota's Garden

by (author) Heather Smith
illustrated by Rachel Wada

The Ranger

illustrated by Nancy Vo

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