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Looking for something for boys ages 10-14 who are reluctant readers, or a quick read involving Canadian history? Check out my new novel, Siege, which takes place at a War of 1812 re-enactment summer camp at Old Fort Erie on Lake Ontario.

Also out now is my easy reader for middle grade ESL students, How to Make Money When You're Twelve




click for more info about Siege Siege (Orca 2014). When Jason goes to summer camp with his cousin Sean, he doesn’t expect to be dodging ghosts and musket fire in the middle of a War of 1812 re-enactment. see more
click for more info about Manga Touch Manga Touch (Orca 2007). Manga is everywhere in Japan, but manga-loving Dana still feels like an outsider. see more
click for more info about Flood Warning Flood Warning (Orca 2012). When the Fraser River begins to flood, Tom must get his family’s dairy cows to safety before it’s too late. see more
click for more info about Mystery of the Missing Luck Mystery of the Missing Luck (Orca 2011). The Japanese lucky cat statue is missing from Sarah’s grandmother’s bakery. Can Sarah find it before the bakery’s luck is gone for good? see more
click for more info about Dog House Blues Dog House Blues (Orca 2005). The class snob hates dogs, and Erika has three of them! see more
click for more info about The Truth About Rats and Dogs The Truth about Rats (and Dogs) (Orca 2006). Conner doesn’t like rats, so why is he hiding one in his bedroom? see more
click for more info about Discovering Emily Discovering Emily (Orca 2004). Emily can’t do anything right — until she discovers art. see more
click for more info about Emily's Dream Emily’s Dream (Orca 2005). Emily wants to become an artist — even if it means breaking the rules. see more
click for more info about The Reunion (Orca 2002). Jas and Mitsu think they’re safe from the war, but are they? see more
click for more info about Weeds and other Stories Weeds and other stories (Thistledown 2003). Sometimes a dead coyote skull can come in handy and a storm can change your love-life. see more
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