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Reversing Time

One Boy's Quest to Change History

by (author) Charlotte Mendel

Guernica Editions
Initial publish date
Dec 2021
Literary, Time Travel, Recycling & Green Living
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Dec 2021
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A fast-paced fantasy YA novel that explores vital themes in today’s society – such as climate change and the environment – within the context of an exciting page-turner. This timely adventure story will empower and excite young people at the same time

About the author

Charlotte Mendel was born in Nova Scotia and spent three years travelling around the world, working in France, England, Turkey, Israel and India. She is the author of Turn Us Again (Roseway/Fernwood, 2013), which won the H.R. Percy Novel Prize, the Beacon Award for Social Justice, and the Atlantic Book Award in the Margaret and John Savage First Book category. Her second novel, A Hero (Inanna Publications, 2015) was shortlisted for the 2016 William Saroyan International Prize for Writing, and was a Finalist in the 2016 International Book Awards in the General Fiction category. Charlotte currently lives in Enfield with twenty chickens, four goats, three sheep, two cats, two children, one husband and thousands of bees.


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Editorial Reviews

Reversing Time is some good escapist reading with a pertinent message for today

The Miramichi Reader

Rather than reading as heavy-handed didacticism, Simon’s story is an engaging environmental fantasy novel reassuring readers that millions of people making small, everyday changes results in positive environmental change.

Grist Magazine

Reversing Time is a complicated tale, filled with information about what we are doing to the planet and glimpses of a possible future, told mainly from the point of view of a conflicted teenager trying to reconcile his broken family.

Canadian Review of Materials

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