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Dear Canada Collector's Set #2

Brothers Far From Home/Whispers of War

by Kit Pearson & Jean Little

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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.

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Kit Pearson was born in Edmonton, Alberta, and grew up there and in Vancouver, British Columbia. After attending the University of Alberta and the University of British Columbia, Kit worked for ten years as a children's librarian in Ontario and BC. She became inspired to write for children after attending Simmons College Center for the Study of Children's Literature. Her books have been published in several different countries and have won many awards, including the Governor General's Award and the BC Lieutenant Governor's Award for Literary Excellence. She lives in Victoria, British Columbia, with partner Katherine Farris and their two dogs, Piper and Brio. For more information, visit kitpearson.com.
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Kit Pearson was born in Edmonton, Alberta, and grew up there and in Vancouver, British Columbia. After attending the University of Alberta and the University of British Columbia, Kit worked for ten years as a children's librarian in Ontario and BC. She became inspired to write for children after attending Simmons College Center for the Study of Children's Literature. Her books have been published in several different countries and have won many awards, including the Governor General's Award and the BC Lieutenant Governor's Award for Literary Excellence. She lives in Victoria, British Columbia, with partner Katherine Farris and their two dogs, Piper and Brio. For more information, visit kitpearson.com.
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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.

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