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You Can Pick Me Up at Peggy's Cove

Written by Brian Doyle

  • 144 Pages
  • 9781554980505
  • Reading age from 9 to 12
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Family / Multigenerational
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Humorous Stories
  • JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / Canada / General



Publication Date December 01, 1992

When Ryan's dad runs away from home because of the change of life, Ryan is sent to spend the summer with his aunt in Peggy's Cove.

He goes fishing, almost gets into big trouble and learns a lot about tourist behavior, but most of all he misses his dad and hopes he'll come back soon.


Brian Doyle
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.