YOUNG READERS/CHILDREN’S TITLES B 27
I’ll Be Home Soon
Shortlisted for Chocolate Lily Award
When Regan’s mother mysteriously disappears from the downtown core, 13-year-old Regan finds herself homeless, living under bridges with street people, coping with drug dealers and the disbelieving police, as she searches desperately for her missing mother.
“Luanne Armstrong does an incredible job of leading the reader from subplot to subplot, looking for resolution, never setting up simple answers, whether it be the rescue of Regan’s mom or a perfect happy ending for Regan and her new-found friends.”
CANLIT FOR LITTLE CANADIANS
978-1-55380-180-1 B e-book 978-1-55380-181-8 B 5-1/4 x 7-5/8 B 194 pp B $11.95 B NOVEL, AGES 10 & UP
Shortlisted for Chocolate Lily & Red Cedar Awards
A teenage boy who would rather be spending the summer with his friends and his computer is sent to stay with his grandmother at her farm in the Kootenays while his parents plan a divorce. Ghosts, skeletons, lost gold and the possibility of a new beginning with new friends.
Selected for Best Books for Kids & Teens & Moonbeam Finalist
“Luanne Armstrong knows how to get to the heart of a good treasure-seeking story, but she also knows how to explore the complex world of a thirteen-year-old . . . .”
978-1-55380-059-0 B 5-1/4 x 7-5/8 B 190 pp B $10.95 B NOVEL, AGES 10 & UP
The Old Brown Suitcase
Winner, B.C. Book Prize, Winner, Canadian Jewish Book Award
A new edition of the award-winning novel that tells the true story of Slava, a Polish girl who escapes the Warsaw Ghetto during WWII, hides under an assumed name and then later emigrates to Canada. With her remaining family, she struggles to build a new life in a new country.
. . .Unusual and compelling . . .
GLOBE AND MAIL
978-1-55380-057-6 B e-book 978-1-55380-173-3 B 5-1/4 x 7-5/8 B 204 pp B $12.95 B NOVEL, AGES 10 & UP