Miles To Go

September 11, 2018|
Miles To Go by Beryl Young
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Gold Medal Winner, 2019 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards, Pre-Teen Fiction E-Book

Finalist, 2019 Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction for Young People

A powerful and poignant story of two young girls' friendship, family, loss, and loyalty, set in 1940s Saskatchewan.

“Beryl Young's novel Miles to Go is sparse, poetic and, at times, perfectly heart wrenching. It subtly captures the coming of age of two young prairie girls. The beauty of this story is in the little things, the life things. In short: it’s wonderful.”—Arthur Slade, Governor General’s Award–winning author of Dust

“This is a tender story about two friends dealing with tragic personal loss. Beryl Young captures a snapshot of small town life in the 1940s. Lovingly told, realistic, sad, and, like life, often very funny.”—Harriet Zaidman, teacher-librarian and writer, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Miles to Go is the story of a friendship between two twelve-year-old girls in a small Saskatchewan town. In the spring of 1948, each girl faces a heavy personal loss and challenges that threaten their friendship. Through a hard few months the girls learn the meaning of loyalty and the value of keeping a promise. Loosely based on the author's own experiences of growing up in rural Saskatchewan, this book's timeless themes and authentic emotion will speak to young readers.

Beryl Young is the author of several critically acclaimed books for children, including Wishing Star Summer, Charlie: A Home Child’s Life in Canada, Would Someone Please Answer the Parrot!, and Follow the Elephant. In addition to the Chocolate Lily award, which Young won in 2011 for Follow the Elephant, her books have been nominated fo...
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Title:Miles To GoFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:224 pages, 7 X 5 X 0.1 inShipping dimensions:224 pages, 7 X 5 X 0.1 inPublished:September 11, 2018Publisher:Heritage House PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1772032646

ISBN - 13:9781772032642

Appropriate for ages: 9

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