BC Genealogical Society – 2012 Family History Book Awards

The winners of the 2012 British Columbia Genealogical Society Family History Book Awards were announced this evening, June 12, 2013 in Burnaby, BC, Canada.

The British Columbia Genealogical Society celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2011 with a new annual book award to encourage family history research and writing in and about British Columbia, Canada. Books chosen must be written by a British Columbia author or relate to British Columbia family history.  For further information, or to submit a book for the 2013 Awards, please contact Alice Marwood, the BCGS Book Award Committee Chair.

BCGS Family History Book Awards for 2012

First Prize

The Bravest Canadian, Fritz Peters, VC: The Making of a Hero of Two World Wars by Sam McBride (Granville Island Publishing, 2012).

The Bravest Canadian - book cover

Honourable Mention

One Family’s Journey: CANFOR and the Transformation of BC’s Forest Industry by Peter Bentley as told to Robin Fowler (Douglas & McIntyre, 2012).

One Family's Journey - book cover