Groundwood Books

Spud Sweetgrass

Written by Brian Doyle

For students in grades 4 - 7 | Published November 01, 2006 | ISBN 9780888997562
JUVENILE FICTION / Mysteries & Detective Stories

Cover of Spud Sweetgrass

Regular price $7.95 CAD

176 pages | 7.000 in × 5.940 in
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Also Available as an Ebook

About this book

Spud Sweetgrass

Brian Doyle

Spud gets angry when he sees Dumper Stubbs, a creepy delivery man, dumping oil into a storm drain and causing terrible pollution in the river. When Spud blows the whistle, he loses his job. Enlisting the help of his buddy, Dink the Thinker, and Connie Pan, Spud thinks he has a chance of regaining his job . . . and stopping the Dumper's harmful activities.

About the Author

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.

Awards and Praise
  • Long-listed OLA Silver Birch Award, 1994