Book List in Order: 4 titles

  • Short-listed for the 1995 Silver Birch Award Eleven-year-old Josie Grun escapes from Communist East Germany with her mother and father one dark night in 1989 just months before the Berlin Wall comes tumbling down. Braving border guards, barbed wire...


  • For twelve-year-old Anneke, the summer has brought uncertainty and change. Her dream of creating a home with her mother, who has schizophrenia, seems increasingly remote. When Anneke's foster parents offer her the possibility of adoption, she must fa...


  • Anneke had heard the noise too. A twig cracking. Slow steps coming from the partly overgrown path. Was it the cougar? The bear? Searchers? She'd have to outsmart them all. Bear, play dead and dumb; cat, play big and brave. . .When her mother is no lo...


  • During a camping trip, 11-year-old Lee finds herself on a rough trail in a Vancouver Island forest. Halfway to an abandoned homestead, Lee trips and is knocked unconscious. She awakens in a world unfamiliar – all the usual landmarks have disappeare...