Red Wolf

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Jennifer Dance and Philippa Dowding Shortlisted for OLA's 2015 Forest of Reading Awards thumbnail

Dundurn Press is pleased to announce that two of its authors have become finalists for the OLA's 2015 Forest of Reading Awards. Red Wolf, by Jennifer Dance, has been nominated for the Silver Birch Fiction Award; and The Strange Gift of Gwendolyn Golden, by Philippa Dowding, has been nominated for the Red Maple Fiction Award.

The Story of Red Wolf

Posted on February 20 by Jennifer Dance

My husband and I migrated to Canada in 1979. We were a young bi-racial couple, searching for a place where our children could achieve their full potential regardless of skin colour. But my husband died shortly after arriving in Canada, and suddenly I was alone in a new country with two pre-schoolers and a third child on the way. It was then that I learned about the Indian Residential School System, and the Indian Act that enabled it.

Chances are high that you heard, saw, or read about a Dundurn author this week—they were everywhere! So let’s jump right into our weekly highlights, starting with the exciting news that Is This Your First War? Travels Through the Post-9/11 Islamic World won the Ottawa Book Award for Non-Fiction on Tuesday.