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Melanie Florence

MELANIE FLORENCE est une autrice primée d’origine crie et écossaise qui vit à Toronto, en Ontario. Elle a écrit Sans Nimâmâ, qui lui a valu le prix TD de littérature canadienne pour l’enfance et la jeunesse en 2016 ainsi que le prix Golden Oak de la Forêt de la lecture en 2017, et une nomination à titre de finaliste aux prix First Nations Communities READ, la même année. Son album Les mots volés a remporté le prix Ruth et Sylvia Schwartz de littérature jeunesse en 2018, en plus d’être finaliste au prix Marilyn Baillie. Parmi ses autres livres, on compte Righting Canada’s Wrongs: Residential Schools et les romans pour adolescents Just Lucky, He Who Dreams, The Missing, One Night et Rez Runaway. Elle a également coécrit Autumn Bird and the Runaway avec Richard Scrimger.

 

MELANIE FLORENCE is an award-winning writer of Cree and Scottish heritage based in Toronto, Ontario. She is the author of Missing Nimâmâ, which won the 2016 TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award, the 2017 Forest of Reading Golden Oak Award and was a finalist for the 2017 First Nation Communities READ award. Her most recent picture book, Stolen Words, won the Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children’s Book Award and was a finalist for the Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award. Her other books include Righting Canada’s Wrongs: Residential Schools and the teen novels Just Lucky, He Who Dreams, The Missing, One Night, and Rez Runaway. Visit her at https://www.melanieflorence.com/.

Books by Melanie Florence

Benjamin, au rythme du tonnerre

by (author) Melanie Florence
illustrated by Hawlii Pichette

Missing Nimâmâ

by (author) Melanie Florence
illustrated by François Thisdale

Righting Canada's Wrongs Indigenous Studies Set

edited by Pamela Hickman
by (author) Melanie Florence, Frank James Tester, Krista Ulujuk Zawadski, Andrew Bomberry & Teresa Edwards

The Other Side of Perfect

by (author) Melanie Florence & Richard Scrimger

Le jardin de Kaiah

by (author) Melanie Florence
illustrated by Karlene Harvey

Kaiah’s Garden

by (author) Melanie Florence
illustrated by Karlene Harvey

Benjamin's Thunderstorm

by (author) Melanie Florence
illustrated by Hawlii Pichette

Righting Canada's Wrongs 8 volume set

8 volume set + free resource guide

by (author) Pamela Hickman, Arlene Chan, Rona Arato, Gloria Ann Wesley, Jean Smith Cavalluzzo, Melanie Florence & Ken Setterington
illustrated by Masako Fukawa
contributions by Lindsay Gibson, Ilan Danjoux & Roland Case

Legends of Funland

by (author) Melanie Florence

Autumn Bird and the Runaway

by (author) Melanie Florence & Richard Scrimger

Righting Canada's Wrongs: Residential Schools

The Devastating Impact on Canada's Indigenous Peoples and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Findings and Calls for Action

by (author) Melanie Florence

Residential Schools: Righting Canada's Wrongs

The Devastating Impact on Canada's Indigenous Peoples and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Findings and Calls for Action

by (author) Melanie Florence

Missing Nimâmâ

by (author) Melanie Florence
illustrated by François Thisdale

He Who Dreams

by (author) Melanie Florence

Residential Schools: Righting Canada's Wrongs

The Devastating Impact on Canada's Indigenous Peoples and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Findings and Calls for Action

by (author) Melanie Florence

Dreaming in Color

by (author) Melanie Florence

Just Lucky

by (author) Melanie Florence

kimotinâniwiw itwêwina / Stolen Words

by (author) Melanie Florence
illustrated by Gabrielle Grimard
translated by Dolores Sand & Gayle Weenie

Stolen Words

by (author) Melanie Florence
illustrated by Gabrielle Grimard

Les mots voles

by (author) Melanie Florence
illustrated by Gabrielle Grimard

Glass Gardens

Easy Terrariums, Aeriums, and Aquariums for Your Home or Office

by (author) Melanie Florence

Rez Rebel

by (author) Melanie Florence

He Who Dreams

by (author) Melanie Florence

Rez Runaway

by (author) Melanie Florence

The Missing

by (author) Melanie Florence

One Night

by (author) Melanie Florence

Jordin Tootoo

The highs and lows in the journey of the first Inuk to play in the NHL

by (author) Melanie Florence