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RACHEL’S SECRET, the book tour

Who says the book tour is a thing of the past? Shelly Sanders, author of the critically lauded Rachel’s Secret (Second Story Press, 2012), is currently making the promotional rounds at Toronto-area schools and libraries. Upcoming stops include: Friday, May 4 … Continue reading

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YA author Scarsbrook crosses over

Noted young adult author Richard Scarsbrook is making a name for himself with readers of adult fiction. The White Pine Award-winner has just been named to the long list for the Vanderbilt-Exile $5,000 Short Fiction Award for “The Statistician,” a short-story adaptation of … Continue reading

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Shelly Sanders’ RACHEL’S SECRET receives 4 of 4 stars from CM Magazine

While its official publication date is still a few weeks off, Shelly Sanders‘ Rachel’s Secret is already receiving rave reviews. Especially notable is this one from the University of Manitoba’s CM Magazine, in which the book is “highly recommended” and … Continue reading

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Young adult readers become journalists for meeting with Richard Scarsbrook

Here’s a treat! Two young fans got the chance to meet Richard Scarsbrook, author of the White Pine Award-winning The Monkeyface Chronicles, at the Ontario Library Association’s Super Conference earlier this year, and this is what ensued:

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Richard Scarsbrook to host 2012 White Pine Awards

His 2011 White Pine Award-win for The Monkeyface Chronicles (Thistledown Press 2010) is keeping author Richard Scarsbrook happily busy even a year later. He’s currently gearing up to host–with his characteristic energy and humour, no doubt–the 2012 White Pine Awards … Continue reading

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Alison Lohans’ PICTURING ALYSSA a double-nominee!

Alison Lohans‘ young adult novel Picturing Alyssa (Dundurn Press 2011) has been shortlisted for two 2011 Saskatchewan Book Awards! Nominated for the Children’s Literature Award and the Regina Book Award, Picturing Alyssa follows young Alyssa Dixon as she steps back in time … Continue reading

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Shelly Sanders’ RACHEL’S SECRET set to launch

Our calendars are marked for the launch of Shelly Sanders‘ debut young adult novel, Rachel’s Secret! Burlington, Ontario’s historic  A Different Drummer Books will host Second Story Press as it fetes Shelly and her book on Saturday, April 21, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. Published in … Continue reading

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MINERVA’S VOYAGE a Children’s Centre Best Book!

The HSW Literary Agency is thrilled to announce that Lynne Kositsky‘s Minerva’s Voyage (Dundurn Press)–described by CM Magazine as “an exhilarating adventure story” with a “believable and authentic” protagonist–has been named to the Canadian Children’s Book Centre‘s annual list of … Continue reading

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Advance praise for Alison Lohans’ PICTURING ALYSSA

As you may know, Alison Lohans, the prolific author of young adult and children’s books, has a new novel out this September. Picturing Alyssa, published by Dundurn Press, follows Alyssa Dixon as a photograph literally transports her to an Iowa … Continue reading

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OLA’s 2011 White Pine Award to Richard Scarsbrook!

The HSW Literary Agency is thrilled to report that Richard Scarsbrook‘s The Monkeyface Chronicles (Thistledown Press 2010) has won the Ontario Library Association’s 2011 White Pine Award! The announcement was made earlier this afternoon at Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre during the first … Continue reading

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