Up to Low
Written by Brian Doyle
Publication Date October 01, 2004
Winner of the Canadian Library Association Book of the Year Award
Young Tommy and Baby Bridget, the girl with the trillium-shaped eyes, discover that living, healing and dying are not always what they seem. And they make that discovery with the help of a wonderful cast of characters, including Crazy Mickey, Frank and the Hummer.
Award-winning author Brian Doyle spent the summers of his boyhood in the Gatineau Hills, the setting for Up to Low.
Winner of the Child Magazine Best Book Award 2005
Brian Doyle is a four-time winner of the Canadian Library Association's Book of the Year for Children Award. His American honors include being selected for the Horn Book's Fanfare List, the ABA "Pick of the Lists" and the New York Public Library's Best Books for the Teen Age. He has also won the NSK Neustadt Prize, the Phoenix Honor Award, and he has been named a finalist for the Hans Christian Anderson Award. He lives in Chelsea, Quebec.
"An affecting love story told with surprising gruff tenderness and pungent detail." Michele Landsberg
"These are special stories from an enormously talented, unassuming man, who is really a kid at heart." Ottawa Citizen