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I Met A Bully on the Hill

by Martha Brooks & Maureen Hunter

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J. J., a young girl from the country, runs into more than she can handle when she encounters Raymond, a bully who takes out his frustations and fears by terrorizing her. With the help of her new friends, David, an imaginative youngster with ambitions to be the next Wynton Marsalis, and Karla, a physically powerful ally with a soft heart, J. J. is able to confront both her fears and Raymond's attacks and solve her problem.

About the Authors
Martha Brooks is an award-winning novelist, playwright and jazz singer whose books have been published in Spain, Italy, Japan, Denmark, England, Germany and Australia, as well as in Canada and the United States. She is a three-time winner of the Canadian Library Association Young Adult Book of the Year, as well as the Ruth Schwartz Award, the Mr. Christie’s Book Award, the Governor General’s Award, and the Vicky Metcalf Award for her body of work. She lives in Winnipeg.
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Maureen Hunter is one of Canada's most accomplished playwrights. She is the author of eight full-length plays, including Wild Mouth, Vinci, Atlantis and Transit of Venus, the first Canadian play ever produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company of Britain. Her work has been produced extensively in Canada, as well as in Britain and the U.S. and by CBC and BBC Radio. It has been nominated for two Governor General's Awards, two Dora Mavor Moore Awards and the Lou Siminovitch Prize in Theatre. Other plays include The Queen of Queen Street, Beautiful Lake Winnipeg and Footprints on the Moon. She also wrote the libretto for the opera version of Transit of Venus, which premiered at the Manitoba Opera in 2007. A native of Saskatchewan, she lives on the banks of the Red River in Winnipeg.

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