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Monique Polak

 

 

MONIQUE POLAK is the author of 26 novels for young readers, as well as two non-fiction titles and a board book. Her books Hate Mail, Room for One More, and the historical novel What World is Left, which was inspired by her mother’s experience during the Holocaust, were all winners of the Quebec Writers’ Federation Prize for Children’s and YA Literature.

 

 

Her books have also been nominated for the Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction for Young People and the Arthur Ellis Award, and several have been selected as Best Books for Children and Teens by the Canadian Children’s Book Centre.

 

 

She is also a freelance journalist whose work has appeared in The Globe and Mail, Macleans, and Postmedia newspapers across the country, and is a columnist on ICI Radio-Canada’s Plus on est de fous, plus on lit! Monique lives in Montreal, Quebec, where she teaches English and Humanities at Marianopolis College.

 

Books by Monique Polak

The Brass Charm

by (author) Monique Polak
illustrated by Marie Lafrance

trésor d'Oma, Le

by (author) Monique Polak
illustrated by Marie Lafrance

Why Humans Work

How Jobs Shape Our Lives and Our World

by (author) Monique Polak
illustrated by Suharu Ogawa

What World is Left

by (author) Monique Polak

For the Record

by (author) Monique Polak

No More Pranks

by (author) Monique Polak

Princess Angelica, Junior Reporter

by (author) Monique Polak
illustrated by Jane Heinrichs

Room for One More

by (author) Monique Polak

The Taste of Rain

by (author) Monique Polak

I Am a Feminist

Claiming the F-Word in Turbulent Times

by (author) Monique Polak

Princess Angelica, Part-Time Lion Trainer

by (author) Monique Polak
illustrated by Jane Heinrichs

Planet Grief

by (author) Monique Polak

Passover Family Read-Along

by (author) Monique Polak
read by Christian Down

Passover Family

by (author) Monique Polak

Princess Angelica, Camp Catastrophe

by (author) Monique Polak
illustrated by Jane Heinrichs

Bullies Rule

by (author) Monique Polak

Leggings Revolt

by (author) Monique Polak

Forensics Squad Unleashed

by (author) Monique Polak

Passover

Festival of Freedom

by (author) Monique Polak

Learning the Ropes

by (author) Monique Polak

Hate Mail

by (author) Monique Polak

Straight Punch

by (author) Monique Polak

So Much It Hurts

by (author) Monique Polak

Pyro

by (author) Monique Polak

Scarred

by (author) Monique Polak

Miracleville

by (author) Monique Polak

The Middle of Everywhere

by (author) Monique Polak

Junkyard Dog

by (author) Monique Polak

121 Express

by (author) Monique Polak

Finding Elmo

by (author) Monique Polak

All In

by (author) Monique Polak

No More Pranks

by (author) Monique Polak

All In

by (author) Monique Polak

Home Invasion

by (author) Monique Polak

On the Game

by (author) Monique Polak

Flip Turn

by (author) Monique Polak