Her Courage Rises has been shortlisted for the Sheila A. Egoff Children’s Literature Prize!
One of ten BC & Yukon Book Prizes, the Sheila A. Egoff Children’s Literature Prize is “awarded to the author(s) of literary books, including novels, chapter books, and non-fiction books, aimed at juveniles and young adults, which have not been highly illustrated.”
Her Courage Rises: 50 Trailblazing Women of British Columbia and the Yukon is a beautifully illustrated collection of inspiring life stories of fifty extraordinary historical women from BC and the Yukon.
Congratulations to author Haley Healey and illustrator Kimiko Fraser! And many congratulations to all the other finalist books. See the full list of 2023 finalists here.
The BC and Yukon Book Prizes, established in 1985, celebrate the achievements of British Columbia and Yukon writers, illustrators and publishers. Prizes are presented annually in 10 categories. The winners will be announced at the Awards Gala on September 24, 2023, in Vancouver. They are also hosting a Soirée to celebrate the finalist authors and publishers on May 11 in Vancouver.