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Melanie Florence

 

Melanie Florence est auteure canadienne de descendance crie et écossaise. Son premier livre, Jordin Tootoo: The Highs and Lows of the First Inuit to Play in the NHL , a été choisi comme livre d'honneur par l'American Indian Library Association. Ses œuvres de fiction sont le roman pour ados One Night ainsi que l'album illustré Missing Nimama, gagnant du Prix TD de la littérature jeunesse. Melanie habite à Toronto.

 

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

Righting Canada's Wrongs 2023 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

Missing Nimâmâ

by (author) Melanie Florence
illustrated by Francois Thisdale

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

Les mots volés

by (author) Melanie Florence
illustrated by Gabrielle Grimard

Stolen Words

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

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