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Young Adult Fiction Diseases, Illnesses & Injuries

Our Heroes of COVID-19

by (author) Philip Riggs

edited by Susan Taylor

illustrated by Corey Majeau

Boulder Books
Initial publish date
Jul 2020
Diseases, Illnesses & Injuries
  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Jul 2020
    List Price

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 9 to 13
  • Grade: 4 to 8


Joel and his grandpa love spending time together. Then, the COVID-19 shutdown happened, so they had to stay apart. But now they are finally able to meet again and do many of the things they enjoy. While on their first walk in a long time, they talk about the shutdown. Who are the heroes who helped everybody during this difficult time? Joel and his grandpa enjoy a beautiful summer day and talk about how important doctors, nurses, grocery store workers, truck drivers, and many others in our communities are, to all of us.

Includes activities pages for children to express their experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic.

About the authors

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Susan Pynn Taylor is a novelist whose works include Even Weirder Than Before (2019). She was born in the United Kingdom and worked as a visual artist prior to becoming a writer. She lives in Bishops Falls, Newfoundland and Labrador. 

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Corey Majeau is an author, illustrator, and cartoonist born in Edson, Alberta. After falling in love with the rocky shores of Newfoundland, he decided to make it his home. Corey has been a cartoonist and graphic designer for over a decade, with his work spread across multiple platforms and small presses. His cover designs have been nominated for several awards and featured on numerous bestselling titles. He resides in Gander, NL, with his wife and best friend, Candace, their son Jack, and daughter Charlie.

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