BUSHEY, Jeanne




Author Tags: Kidlit & Young Adult

For ages 4-8, Jeanne Bushey’s Orphans of the Sky (Red Deer Press, 2004, $19.95) is an Arctic story about Sister Lightning and Brother Thunder who decide to live among the stars when they return to their camp and discover their people have left without them. Born in the U.S., Bushey moved to Iqualuit in 1973, then onto Yellowknife, before relocating to the West Coast. Her other books are The Polar Bear’s Gift, A Sled Dog for Moshi and Holiday Hang-Ups. She co-founded the Mildred Hall Drama Festival.

[BCBW 2004] "Kidlit"