VERNON, Caitlyn




Author Tags: Environment, Forestry, Kidlit & Young Adult

A Sierra Club campaigner of Victoria, Caitlyn Vernon guides young readers through an ecosystem of information in Nowhere Else on Earth: Standing Tall for the Great Bear Rainforest (Orca 2011) encouraging stewardship for the Great Bear Rainforest. This book won the fifth annual Bolen Books Children’s Book Prize at the Victoria Book Prizes gala in October of 2012. Samantha Bolen of Bolen Books presented Veron with a $5,000 prize. $22.95 978-1-55469-303-0

The publisher's promo states: "You don't have to live in the Great Bear Rainforest to benefit from its existence, but after you read Nowhere Else on Earth you might want to visit this magnificent part of the planet. Environmental activist Caitlyn Vernon guides young readers through a forest of information, sharing her personal stories, her knowledge and her concern for this beautiful place. Full of breathtaking photographs and suggestions for ways to preserve this unique ecosystem, Nowhere Else on Earth is a timely and inspiring reminder that we need to stand up for our wild places before they are gone."

Review of the author's work by BC Studies:
Nowhere Else on Earth: Standing Tall for the Great Bear Rainforest

[BCBW 2012]