This riveting story is about a fifteen-yearold boy who, as the story opens, realizes he has no idea who he is-beyond his first name-or what has led to his loss of memory. From the outset, he's on the run, a street kid thrust out on his own, living by his wits and involved in a quest to find another lost teenager whose First Nations father is desperate for news of his son. In the process, he learns to survive and begins to get a sense of his strengths and character.
is an award-winning writer of critically acclaimed young adult fiction. Besides winning the prestigious Mr. Christie's Award and Benjamin Franklin Award, Martine's previous titles have received numerous award nominations including the Governor General's Literary Award. Martine also holds a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Vermont College and lives in High River, Alberta.
"Provides an eye-opening view of the hardships of those less fortunate whom we often ignore."
"A coming of age story with the threads of two mysteries woven through."
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