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by Martine Leavitt

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list price: $12.99
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published: Sep 2011
ISBN:9781552442869
publisher: Red Deer Press
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Winner of the Benjamin Franklin Award in the category of Juvenile-Young Adult Fiction!Winner of the Mr. Christie's Book Award!Shortlist for the 2004 Canadian Library Association Young Adult Canadian Book AwardOntario Library Association's Golden Oak Award winner, 2005This 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 byhis 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."

About the Author

Martine Leavitt has written ten novels for young-adult readers, including the following: Calvin, winner of the Governor General’s Literary Award, longlisted for the Printz Award and selected for the YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults list; My Book of Life by Angel, a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and winner of the Canadian Library Association Young Adult Book of the Year Award; Keturah and Lord Death, finalist for the National Book Award; Tom Finder, winner of the Mr. Christie's Book Award; and Heck Superhero, finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Award. Her novels have been published in Japan, Korea, Denmark, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, the Netherlands and China. She teaches graduate students in a low-residency program at the Vermont College of Fine Arts and lives in High River, Alberta.

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
14 to 100
Grade:
9 to 17
Awards
  • Winner, OLA Golden Oak Award
  • Short-listed, CLA Young Adult Canadian Book Award
  • Runner-up, ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year
  • Winner, Benjamin Franklin Award in Juvenile-Young Adult Fiction
  • Winner, Mr. Christie's Book Award

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