Friday Sep 17 2021 7:00 pm - Grant Park in the Atrium, Streaming on YouTube, Winnipeg
Join us as we celebrate the launch of Colleen Nelson's The Undercover Book List (Pajama Press). This event hosted by Kathie MacIsaac.
The launch will be hosted live in the Atrium of McNally Robinson Booksellers, Grant Park and also available as a simultaneous YouTube stream. The video will be available for viewing thereafter. Before arriving, please review details of how to attend physical events here at the store.
From Governor General’s Award-nominated author Colleen Nelson, The Undercover Book List is a middle school story about a girl in need of a friend, a boy in need of a chance, and the secret book club that brings them together.
When Jane’s best friend Sienna moves across the country, Jane doesn’t know how she’ll ever find another friend who really gets her. Sienna’s suggestion for a secret book club in the library seems like an intriguing way to meet someone who shares her love of reading.
While Tyson’s waiting outside the principal’s office for yet another detention, he’s sent to find a library book to keep him busy. The anonymous note he discovers is the beginning of a mysterious club where being hidden may be the first step to being truly seen.
An author and elementary school teacher, Colleen Nelson earned her Bachelor of Education from the University of Manitoba in her hometown of Winnipeg. Her previous novels include Harvey Holds His Own, which was nominated for the 2020 Governor General's Awards; Sadia, winner of the 2019 Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Award; and Blood Brothers, selected as the 2018 McNally Robinson Book of the Year for Young People. Colleen writes daily in between appearances at hockey rinks and soccer fields in support of her two sports-loving sons.
Kathie MacIsaac is a Manager at the Children's Department at Headingley Municipal Library in Manitoba. She is also a co-founder of MG Book Village and MG Online Book Club. You can read more about Kathie's reading journey online.Read Event Details