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Dear Canada: Brothers Far From Home

Dear Canada: Brothers Far From Home

by Jean Little

ISBN 9781443119986 Ebook
ISBN 9780439969000 Hardcover
224 Pages | Ages 8 to 12

With more than 200,000 books in print, Dear Canda has fast become the historical fiction series for young girls. Jean Little's latest addition is the diary of a young girl observing her world change as war rages thousands of miles away.

It has been two long years since Eliza's beloved older brother, Hugo, went away to war. Caught up in his enthusiasm, she couldn't understand her parent's less-than enthusiastic reaction. Now that her other brother Jack has also enlisted, she yearns for the safe return of both brothers. If only she had a friend that she could talk to about her feelings....

Awards

  • Short-listed, Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction for Young People, 2004
  • Commended, Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Starred Selection, 2004
  • Runner-up, Canadian Library Association Book of the Year For Children, 2004
  • Commended, OLA Best Bets, 2003

Rights Sold

  • French (N. Amer.) - Éditions Scholastic

Also by
Jean Little

  • Listen for the Singing
  • Dear Canada: A Time for Giving: Ten Tales of Christmas
  • Sweetest of All
  • Dear Canada: All Fall Down
  • On a Snowy Night

Contact Information

Maral Maclagan, Rights and Contracts Manager
mmaclagan@scholastic.ca | 416-915-3524
604 King Street West, Toronto, ON, M5V 1E1

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