Tag Archives: MYRCA Honour Book

Awake and Smiling

I’m posting this photo for two reasons: 1) To say thanks to the young ladies from Agnes McPhail Public School for interviewing me about Not Suitable for Family Viewing. 2) And to prove that I was alert throughout the Ontario … Continue reading

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Betsy Wickwire Cracked the Top 17!

I don’t know why that number was chosen but I’m delighted, nonetheless, that Betsy Wickwire’s Dirty Secret has made Canadian Parents “17 Books to Give this Holiday Season.“ BTW, if you’d like a copy of Betsy Wickwire (or Not Suitable for … Continue reading

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Gotta love HarperCollins

A full-page colour ad featuring…me. It must have come as a terrible shock to most people just sitting down to read their Saturday morning paper – but I certainly appreciated it. Thanks Leo, Liza, Melissa and everyone else at HarperCollins … Continue reading

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Stellar News!

I just got word that Not Suitable for Family Viewing has been nominated for the 2012 Stellar Award, British Columbia teen readers’ choice award. Once again, it’s in very good company. Here’s the full list of nominees: Shadow Boxing by Sherie … Continue reading

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Suitably Delighted

 I was very happy to hear that Not Suitable for Family Viewing was recently chosen as an honour book at the Manitoba Young Readers Choice Awards (MYRCA). I hope I’m as lucky at the Red Maple Awards in Ontario this … Continue reading

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