In Bringing Up Beauty, Elizabeth had her heart broken over the lab puppy she raised for - and returned to - a guide dog program. In A Different Kind of Beauty, she's trying again. But this time, she v
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". . . a heartwarming coming-of-age story for young teens . . . McNicoll creates a cast of characters with depth and emotion that teens are sure to love."
— School Library Journal
"This is fast-paced, light reading with simple vocabulary in a conversational style, perfect for reluctant readers."
— CM Magazine
"...a heartwarming coming-of-age story for young teens...McNicoll creates a cast of characters with depth and emotion that teens are sure to love."
— Voice of Youth Advocates
"...a heartwarming story with delightful touches of humour that leave readers with a better understanding of how the human soul can cope with anything."
— The Calgary Herald
Winner of the 1996 Silver Birch Children's Choice Award and the 1997 Manitoba Young Reader's Choice Award for Bringing Up Beauty, Sylvia McNicoll has written over 20 books, including short stories, first chapter books, fiction for middle-grade and reluctant readers, and novels for young adults.
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A Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice, 2005
Manitoba Young Reads' Choice Award Nominee 2005
Red Maple Book Award nominee 2005
Second of the Bringing Up Beauty triology!
Bringing Up Beauty won the 1996 Silver Birch Children's Choice Award and the 1997 Manitoba Young Reader's Choice Award.