Author’s Visit: TD Book Week

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Join us for TD Canadian Book Week! On Thursday May 9th, author Beverley Brenna will be coming to The Learning Exchange and CDC Vimont!

About the author Beverley Brenna:

I’m a Canadian author of novels for young adults and children. I also write picture books, short stories, plays, and poetry for all ages, and as part of my university practice I research children’s literature (see Archives for my research files).

Winner of the 2013 Printz Honor Book Award

Book List

The Girl with the Cat by Beverley Brenna, illustrated by Brooke Kerrigan (Red Deer Press/Fitzhenry & Whiteside, April, 2019)

Sapphire the Great and the Meaning of Life by Beverley Brenna (Pajama Press, February, 2019)

Fox Magic by Beverley Brenna (Red Deer Press/Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2018)

The Bug House Family Restaurant by Beverley Brenna, illustrated by Marc Mongeau (Tradewind Books, 2013)

The White Bicycle by Beverley Brenna (Red Deer Press/Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2012)

Falling for Henry by Beverley Brenna (Red Deer Press/Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2011)

Waiting for No One by Beverley Brenna (Red Deer Press/Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2010

Something To Hang On To by Beverley Brenna (Thistledown Press, 2009)

The Moon Children by Beverley Brenna (Red Deer Press/Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2007)

Wild Orchid by Beverley Brenna (Red Deer Press/Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2005)

The Keeper of the Trees by Beverley Brenna (Ronsdale Press, 1999)

Stories for Every Classroom: Canadian Fiction Portraying Characters with Disabilities by Beverley Brenna (Canadian Scholars’ Press, 2015)

Awards

Fox Magic

  • Recommended Title, The Canadian Children’s Book News, 2017

The White Bicycle

  • Winner of the 2013 Printz Honor Book Award
  • Shortlisted for the 2013 Governor General’s Awards

Waiting for No One

  • Winner of the 2012 Dolly Gray Award
  • Shortlisted for the 2012 Canadian Library Association Young Adult Book of the Year

Something to Hang On To

  • Shortlisted for the 2009 Saskatchewan Book Award

The Moon Children

  • Shortlisted for the 2007 Saskatchewan Book Award
  • Shortlisted for the 2007 Silver Birch Award
  • Longlisted for the 2007 Book of the Year by the Canadian Library Association

Wild Orchid

  • Currently on CBC’s List of Young Adult Titles That Make You Proud To Be Canadian
  • Shortlisted for the 2005 Canadian Library Association’s Young Adult Book Award
  • Shortlisted for the 2005 Manitoba Readers’ Choice Award
  • Shortlisted for the 2005 Saskatchewan Willow Award
  • Shortlisted for the 2005 White Pine Award

The Keeper of the Trees

  • Shortlisted for the 1999 Saskatchewan Book Award

Author’s Visit
Thursday May 9th, 2019
Morning session: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Afternoon session also available: 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Place: CDC Vimont cafeteria
Information: Call TLE at 450-688-2933 ext. 3126

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