This riveting story is about a fifteen-yearold boy who, as the story opens, realizes he has no idea who he is-beyond his first name-or what has led to his loss of memory. From the outset, he's on the
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"Provides an eye-opening view of the hardships of those less fortunate whom we often ignore."
"A coming of age story with the threads of two mysteries woven through."
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Winner of the Benjamin Franklin Award in the category of Juvenile-Young Adult Fiction!
Winner of the Mr. Christie's Book Award!
Shortlist for the 2004 Canadian Library Association Young Adult Canadian Book Award
Ontario Library Association's Golden Oak Award winner, 2005
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is an award-winning writer of critically acclaimed young adult fiction. Besides winning the prestigious Mr. Christie's Award and Benjamin Franklin Award, Martine's previous titles have received numerous award nominations including the Governor General's Literary Award. Martine also holds a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Vermont College and lives in High River, Alberta.