COLLURA, Mary-Ellen Lang




Author Tags: Kidlit & Young Adult

Born August 1, 1949 in Vancouver, Collura is a secondary school teacher. She has won numerous awards including the Shiela Egoff Prize and a Commemorative Medal from the government of Canada. Winners is the story of 15-year-old Jordy Threebears who is returning to live with his angry grandfather at Ash Creek Reserve. The gift of a wild mare named Siksika changes his life as he strives to understand his grandfather's hatred.

Bibliography:

Winners (Western Prairie Producer, 1984)
Sunny (Stoddart, 1988)
Dreamers (Douglas & McIntyre, 1995)

[BCBW 2003] "Kidlit"