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Colleen Nelson -- Book Launch

Friday Feb 03 2017 7:00 pm, Winnipeg, Grant Park in the Atrium

Launch of Blood Brothers (Dundurn Press) hosted by Joanne Kelly.

Close as brothers, Jakubís and Lincolnís lives diverge when Jakub gets a private school scholarship and Lincoln is lured into a gang.

Fifteen-year-old Jakub Kaminsky is the son of Polish immigrants, a good Catholic boy, and a graffiti artist. While his father sleeps, Jakub and his best friend, Lincoln, sneak out with spray paint to make their mark as Morf and Skar.

When Jakub gets a scholarship to an elite private school, he knows itís his chance for a better life. But it means leaving Lincoln and the neighbourhood he calls home.

While Jakubís future is looking bright, Lincolnís gets shady as he is lured into his brotherís gang. Jakub watches helplessly as Lincoln gets pulled deeper into the violent world of the Red Bloodz. The Red Bloodz find out Jakub knows more than he should about a murder and want him silenced ó for good. Lincoln has to either save his friend, or embrace life as one of the Red Bloodz.

Colleen Nelson is an award-winning teacher and YA author whose previous books include Finding Hope, 250 Hours, The Fall and Tori by Design. The latter book won The 2012 Manitoba Book Award in the Young Peopleís category. This is Colleenís fifth YA novel. She lives in Winnipeg.

Joanne KellyHost Joanne Kelly is a broadcast journalism instructor. She runs a book club at McNally Robinson and talks books every second Sunday on CBC Radio.

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Blood Brothers

- by Collen Nelson

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Fifteen-year-old Jakub Kaminsky is the son of Polish immigrants, a good Catholic boy, and a graffiti artist. While his father sleeps, Jakub and his best friend, Lincoln, sneak out with spray paint to make their mark as Morf and Skar.


When Jakub gets a scholarship to an elite private school, he knows itís his chance for a better life. But it means leaving Lincoln and the neighbourhood he calls home.



While Jakubís future is looking bright, Lincolnís gets shady as he is lured into his brotherís gang. Jakub watches helplessly as Lincoln gets pulled deeper into the violent world of the Red Bloodz. The Red Bloodz find out Jakub knows more than he should about a murder and want him silenced ó for good. Lincoln has to either save his friend, or embrace life as one of the Red Bloodz.