The winner of the Children's Literature Award is . . .
for her book Racing Home
published by Coteau Books
by Adele Dueck
Racing Home tells the story of making a new home in Saskatchewan by Norwegian immigrants at the turn of the twentieth century. This story of historical fiction is told from the perspective of twelve-year-old Erik who is working to connect with his new step-father, Rolf, to make a sod-house and a new home for the family, while enduring the hardships experienced by all immigrants and settlers.