Helen and Stan Vine Canadian Jewish Book Awards

The Helen and Stan Vine Canadian Jewish Book Awards celebrate excellence in contemporary Canadian writing that reflects Jewish themes and subjects. The awards ceremony is a moving and inspiring ode to the most valued form of expression of the Jewish people – books. Prizes are given in History, Fiction, Yiddish, Youth Literature, Holocaust Literature, Biography & Memoir, Scholarship on a Jewish Subject, and Jewish Thought & Culture. The award is administered by the Koffler Centre of the Arts and is presented annually. Award winners do receive an honoraria for each award.

DETAILS

Administered By
Koffler Centre of the Arts

Scope
national

Website
Link

Contact Us
Evelyn Tauben
Head of Programs & Exhibitions
Helen & Stan Vine Canadian Jewish Book Awards
Koffler Centre of the Arts
4588 Bathurst Street
Toronto, ON M2R 1W6
Tel: 416-638-1881 x 4249
Email

Status
Active

Awards Recipients


Year Detail Recipient
2014 Holocaust Ken Setterington, Branded by the Pink Triangle. Toronto: Second Story Press, 2013.
2014 Youth Carol Matas, Pieces of the Past: The Holocaust Diary of Rose Rabinowitz. Toronto: Scholastic Canada, 2013.
2013 Sharon E. McKay, Enemy Territory. Toronto: Annick Press, 2012.
2012 Lesley Simpson, Yuvi’s Candy Tree. Illustrated by Janice Lee Porter. Minneapolis, MN: Kar-Ben Publishing, 2011.
2011 Judie Oron, Cry of the Giraffe. Toronto: Annick Press, 2010.
2010 Louis L. Lockshin and Brenda Freedman Award in Youth Literature Eva Wiseman, Puppet. Toronto: Tundra Books, 2009.
2009 Louis L. Lockshin and Brenda Freedman Award Kathy Kacer, The Diary of Laura's Twin. Toronto: Second Story Press, 2008.
2008 Frances and Samuel Stein Memorial Award in Youth Literature Tina Grimberg, Out of Line: Growing up Soviet. Toronto: Tundra Books, 2007.
2007 Frances and Samuel Stein Memorial Award in Children’s/Youth Carol Matas, Turned Away: The World War II Diary of Devora Bernstein. Markham, ON: Scholastic Canada, 2005.
2006 Frances and Samuel Stein Memorial Award in Children/Youth Literature Lynne Kositsky, The Thought of High Windows. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2004.
2005 Frances and Samuel Stein Memorial Award in Children’s Literature Anne Dublin, Bobbie Rosenfeld: The Olympian Who Could Do Everything. Toronto: Second Story Press, 2004.
2004 Canadian Society for Yad Vashem Award in Holocaust Studies Lillian Boraks-Nemetz and Irene N. Watts, Tapestry of Hope: Holocaust Writing for Young People.Toronto: Tundra Books, 2003.
2004 Canadian Jewish News Prize in Children’s Literature Aubrey Davis, Bagels from Benny. Illustrated by Dušan Petričić. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2003.
2003 Isaac Frischwasser Memorial Award in Children’s Literature Karen Levine, Hana’s Suitcase. Toronto: Second Story Press, 2002.
2002 Isaac Frischwasser Memorial Award for Children’s Literature Cary Fagan, The Market Wedding. Illustrated by Regolo Ricci. Toronto: Tundra Books, 2000.
2001 Isaac Frischwasser Memorial Award for Young Adult Fiction Irene N. Watts, Remember Me. Toronto: Tundra Books, 2000.
2000 Fanny Lidsky Memorial Prize for Young Adult Fiction Kathy Kacer, The Secret of Gabi’s Dresser. Toronto: Second Story Press, 1999.
1999 Isaac Frischwasser Memorial Award for Young Adult Fiction Irene N. Watts, Goodbye Marianne. Toronto: Tundra Books, 1998.
1998 Rachel Bessin / Isaac Frischwasser Memorial Award for Young Adult Fiction Carol Matas, The Garden. Richmond Hill, ON: Scholastic Canada, 1997.
1997 Rachel Bessin/ Bessie and Harold Frisch Award for Young Adult Fiction Carol Matas, After the War. Richmond Hill, ON: Scholastic Canada, 1996.
1996 Rachel Bessin Memorial Award for Writing for Young People Walter Buchignani, Tell No One Who You Are: The Hidden Childhood of Régine Miller. Montreal: Tundra Books, 1994.
1995 Rachel Bessin Memorial Award for Writing for Young People Lillian Boraks-Nemetz, The Old Brown Suitcase. Brentwood Bay, BC: Ben-Simon Publications, 1994.