On a book page, this tab will allow you to add a book to one of your lists.
Please login or register to use this feature.
9780439961714_cover Enlarge Cover
0 of 5
0 ratings
rated!
rated!
list price: $29.98
edition:Mixed media
published: Sep 2004
ISBN:9780439961714
publisher: Scholastic Inc

Dear Canada Collector's Set #2

Brothers Far From Home/Whispers of War

by Kit Pearson & Jean Little

reviews: 0
tagged:
add a tag
Please login or register to use this feature.
0 of 5
0 ratings
rated!
rated!
list price: $29.98
edition:Mixed media
published: Sep 2004
ISBN:9780439961714
publisher: Scholastic Inc
Description

From the best-selling and award winning Dear Canada series comes the second Dear Canada Collector's Set, featuring CLA award nominee Brothers Far From Home by Jean Little and Whispers of War by Kit Pearson, in a handsome slipcase. In Whispers of War, young Susanna Merritt and her mother struggle to keep the family farm going while her brother and father fight in the War of 1812. And in Brothers Far From Home, Eliza Bates hopes and prays that her beloved older brother, reported as missing after the WWII battle of Vimy Ridge, will return home safely.

About the Authors

Kit Pearson

KIT PEARSON is one of Canada’s most beloved children’s authors. Her award-winning books include A Handful of Time, which has sold more than 250,000 copies since it was published in 1987; the Guests of War trilogy; The Daring Game; Awake and Dreaming, winner of the Governor General's Award; The Whole Truth, winner of the CLA Book of the Year for Children Award; And Nothing but the Truth; and A Day of Signs and Wonders, finalist for the TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award. She is a recipient of the Vicky Metcalf Award for her body of work and the Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Literary Excellence. In 2018, Kit was appointed a member of the Order of Canada. She lives in Victoria, BC.

Web: KitPearson.com.

 

Author profile page >

Jean Little

Born in Taiwan, celebrated children's author Jean Little grew up in Ontario and graduated from the University of Toronto with an honors degree in English. A member of the Order of Canada, Little has received six honorary degrees and was awarded the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012. Her books have been translated into a dozen languages and have won numerous awards, including a Canada Council Children's Literature Award (now known as the Governor General's Literary Award, a CLA Book of the Year, the Little, Brown Children's Book Award, the Vicky Metcalf Award and a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Award.
Author profile page >
Contributor Notes

Jean Little is one of Canada's best-loved children's writers. She is a member of the Order of Canada and her contribution to the acclaimed Dear Canada series, Orphan at My Door, won the CLA Book of the Year Award in 2002. She is the author of more than 30 books including From Anna, Mine for Keeps, Once Upon a Golden Apple, and Stars Come Out Within.

Out of print

This edition is not currently available in bookstores. Check your local library or search for used copies at Abebooks.

Reader Reviews

Sign Up or Sign In to add your review or comment.

Other Titles by Kit Pearson

Dear Canada: Whispers of War

Dear Canada: Whispers of War

The War of 1812 Diary of Susanna Merritt, Niagara, Upper Canada, 1812
edition:Hardcover
also available: eBook
tagged :
More Info
Cher Journal : Un vent de guerre

Cher Journal : Un vent de guerre

Suzanne Merritt, déchirée par la guerre de 1812, Niagara, Haut-Canada, 1812
edition:Hardcover
also available: eBook
tagged :
More Info
The Whole Truth

The Whole Truth

edition:Hardcover
also available: eBook Paperback
tagged :
More Info
A Handful of Time

A Handful of Time

edition:Paperback
also available: Paperback
tagged :
More Info

Other Titles by Jean Little

Dear Canada: If I Die Before I Wake

Dear Canada: If I Die Before I Wake

The Flu Epidemic Diary of Fiona Macgregor, Toronto, Ontario, 1918
edition:Hardcover
also available: eBook
tagged :
More Info
Dear Canada: Orphan at My Door

Dear Canada: Orphan at My Door

The Home Child Diary of Victoria Cope, Guelph, Ontario, 1897
edition:Hardcover
also available: eBook
tagged :
More Info
Dear Canada: Exiles from the War

Dear Canada: Exiles from the War

The War Guest Diary of Charlotte Mary Twiss, Guelph, Ontario, 1940
edition:Hardcover
also available: eBook
More Info
Listen, Said the Donkey

Listen, Said the Donkey

Tales of the First Christmas
edition:Hardcover
tagged :
More Info

User Activity

X
Contacting facebook
Please wait...