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Groundwood Books

Uncle Ronald

Written by Brian Doyle

For readers 9 - 13 years old | Published October 01, 1996 | ISBN 9781554980482
JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Physical & Emotional Abuse

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Regular price $9.95 CAD

168 pages
Digital Format

Also Available in Print

About this book

Uncle Ronald

Brian Doyle

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.

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
  • Winner Fanfare Selection from the Horn Book, 1997
  • Winner "ABA ""Pick of the Lists""", 1997
  • Winner Mr. Christie's Book Award, 1997
  • Winner CLA Book of the Year for Children Award, 1997