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Uncle Ronald

Written by Brian Doyle

  • 168 Pages
  • 9781554980482
  • Reading age from 9 to 13
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Humorous Stories
  • JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / Canada / General
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Social Situations / Physical & Emotional Abuse (see also Social Situations / Sexual Abuse)



Publication Date October 01, 1996

Winner of the Canadian Library Association Book of the Year Award, and a Horn Book Fanfare Selection

Old Mickey is one hundred and twelve years old. He can't remember what he ate for lunch today, but he can remember every detail of what happened one hundred years ago, when he and his mother ran away from his violent father to take refuge in the hills north of Ottawa.

Brilliantly combining humor and tragedy, the award-winning Uncle Ronald is one of Brian Doyle's most emotionally powerful novels.

Winner of the "ABA ""Pick of the Lists""" 1997

Winner of the CLA Book of the Year for Children Award 1997

Winner of the Fanfare Selection from the Horn Book 1997

Winner of the Mr. Christie's Book Award 1997


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.