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ForeWord Magazine 2009 Book of the Year Award Winner in the Juvenile Fiction category!
Young readers from all backgrounds will delight in the story of Rosy, a spirited dark-haired girl who is half-Mohawk and the first Native person to enter an Anne of Green Gables look-alike contest. Preparing for the contest is an adventure in itself, and as Rosy overcomes setbacks with her health as well as financial hardships, readers share her discoveries about the true value of friendship, family, and community.
Ages 9 to 12.
Character Education: Self-Esteen
Language Arts: Novel Study
Social Studies: First Nation Canadians
Grade level: 5 / 6
Reading level 5.0
2009 ForeWord Reviews’ Book of the Year Awards
Juvenile Fiction – Gold
CM Magazine - October 2, 2009
"An engaging story about a young determined girl who has been brought up to think of others even though she has very little herself...Readers will enjoy Rosy’s spunk, the colourful cast of additional characters, and the funny mishaps as the story of selflessness unfolds... Recommended."-- The Manitoba Library Association
Caroline Stellings is an artist, author, and children’s book illustrator. Her previous books for children include the popular Malagawatch Mice. Caroline lives in the small town of Waterdown near Hamilton, Ontario. Ages 9 to 13 years.