Jaiden Dembo is an emerging author, having written her first novella, Finding Strider (2010), at fourteen years old. Her novella follows the story of two best friends, Sarah Bowman and Liz McCree, who are spending a summer on a ranch. The girls share a love for horses, but are faced with the challenge of finding a missing horse after the ranch is hit with a big storm. This book is intended for young readers at the elementary school level.

Having studied at Simon Fraser University, Dembo is a World Literature major and Print and Digital Publishing minor. She has lived in the lower mainland her entire life and resides in North Delta, B.C.


Finding Strider (Lulu 2010) 978-0557399819

[BCBW 2016]