About this book
One Year in Coal Harbour
Shortlisted for the CLA Book of the Year for Children Award and the IODE Violet Downey Book Award. Selected for the Bankstreet College of Education's Best Children’s Books of the Year 2013.
Readers rejoice -- Primrose Squarp is back! The wise and curious heroine of the Newbery Honor Book Everything on a Waffle is facing another adventure-filled year in Coal Harbour. Even though her parents, once lost at sea, are home, there's a whole slew of problems and mysteries to keep Primrose — and eager fans — busy. There's Uncle Jack and Kate Bowzer, who may (or may not) be in love. There's Ked, a foster child, who becomes Primrose's friend. And there's the new development on the outskirts of town that threatens the Coal Harbour Primrose knows and treasures. Prolific and brilliant, Horvath has delivered a masterful sequel to a beloved novel, sure to please old fans and gain new ones.
About the Author
Polly Horvath has won many awards for her children's books, including the National Book Award and the CLA Young Adult Book Award. She lives in Victoria, British Columbia. Visit Polly Horvath's website: http://www.pollyhorvath.com/
Awards and Praise
- Short-listed Chocolate Lily Young Reader's Award, 2013
- Winner TD Fan Choice Award, 2013
- Short-listed CLA Book of the Year for Children Award, 2013
- Winner TD Canadian Children's Literature Award, 2013
- Short-listed IODE Violet Downey Book Award, 2013
- Commended The Bankstreet College of Education's Best Books of the Year 2013, 2013
- Winner Bolen Books Children's Book Prize, 2013