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Product Details

Price
$18.99  $17.66
Publisher
Margaret Ferguson Books
Publish Date
Pages
240
Dimensions
5.8 X 8.3 X 1.0 inches | 0.7 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780823443420

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About the Author

Martine Leavitt is the author of several award-winning books for young readers, including Calvin (winner of the Governor General's Award), My Book of Life by Angel (finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and winner of the Canadian Library Association Young Adult Book of the Year) and Keturah and Lord Death (finalist for the National Book Award). She teaches in the MFA program in Writing for Children and Young Adults at Vermont College of Fine Arts, where she is serving as the Katherine Paterson Endowed Chair. Martine lives in High River, Alberta. Visit her at martineleavitt.com.

Reviews

★ "[An] enticing historical novel. . . . Through deliberately paced, relationship-driven storytelling overflowing with witty humor and gritty Western imagery, Leavitt (Calvin) presents Rebecca's faith as a tender, sometimes fraught, ever-evolving dynamic that honors those struggling to define themselves within religious traditions."--Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

★ "A vivid celebration of life and insightful exploration of faith, this novel proves the enduring importance of sometimes undervalued historical fiction for YAs. ."--Booklist, Starred Review

"An excellent addition to any YA historical fiction ­collection."--School Library Journal

"Leavitt's writing is suffused with the beauty of the earth and sky."--The Horn Book

"Immersive historical fiction."--Kirkus Reviews