In her first novel for ages nine and up, Patricia Morrison of Langley introduces a resilient young girl who struggles as the daughter of an alcoholic father and an absentee mother. Placed in foster care, she learns to believe in herself with the help of a supportive foster family in Shadow Girl (Tundra $12.99). Morrison worked for fourteen years in child welfare for the Ministry of Children and Families and was a community activist for more than twenty years.

Morrison was born and raised in Toronto. She majored in literature and women's studies at Simon Fraser University.


Shadow Girl (Tundra 2013) $12.99) 978-1-77049-290-5

[BCBW 2013]