About the Author

Nancy Belgue

Nancy Belgue is the author of three books of middle-grade fiction. Her first book, The Scream of the Hawk, was nominated for the Silver Birch Award and the Diamond Willow Award. Soames On The Range is her first novel for young adults. Originally submitted to a young adult novel contest sponsored by Delacorte in the US, it was one of four finalists. After graduating with a degree in English literature, Nancy spent much of her career working in publishing and advertising. She has appeared in television commercials and documentaries, including an award-winning documentary, Streetsmart. Nancy was a winner of a column-writing contest sponsored by the Toronto Sun, has had articles published in magazines in Canada and the United States and written short stories and poetry, as well as novels. She currently works part-time in a library in southwestern Ontario and as a literary/drama artist for Learning Through the Arts.

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Casey Little, Yo-Yo Queen

Casey Little, Yo-Yo Queen

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Casey flattened herself against the side of the house. "Shhh!" she said. She beckoned to Mickey. He crept forward. "Look!" Casey said. Mickey craned his neck around Casey's shoulder and stared. A big striped tent filled Mrs. Lombardi's backyard. Casey and Mickey stared so hard at the tent they didn't even hear the footsteps. A shadow snaked over them and onto the grass. Hello, children," said a mysterious voice.

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Colette and the Silver Samovar

Colette and the Silver Samovar

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The tea leaves formed brown clumps on the side of my cup.

Finally the fortune-teller spoke. "The leaves nearest the rim tell us about the future," she said. "They form the shape of a dagger."

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Summer on the Run

Summer on the Run

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“Stop trying to sound all brave and good like Mother,” Douglas snapped. “There’s money to be made on that river and I’m going to make it.”

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The Scream of Hawk

The Scream of Hawk

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Otis took her hand and led her into the boathouse. Inside it was even more rickety and dank smelling. The lake licked greedily at her feet through the slatted boards that made up the floor. Rain poured through the hole in the roof. It was very dark

"Over here." Otis had moved away. He crouched in the corner, his yellow slicker puddling around his small body.

Lissa felt her way toward him.

A loud screech stopped her in her tracks. A big bird was hunched in a wire cage in the corner of the boathouse.

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The Scream of the Hawk

The Scream of the Hawk

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