19 09, 2020

Nicole Luiken

2022-07-02T18:08:06-06:00

Nicole is the author of fourteen SF and fantasy books for young adults. She lives with her family in Edmonton and it is physically impossible for her to go more than three days in a row without writing. Nicole is currently a non-touring member with YABS. Please inquire if you'd like to contact Nicole directly for private bookings.

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  • Author
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  • 6
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18 09, 2020

Rita Feutl

2022-07-02T18:20:55-06:00

As a child of immigrants, Rita Feutl didn’t learn English until she started school. That’s also where she discovered books and the wonder of stories. She wrote her first one when she was seven. Rita will be available for in-person bookings in 2022-23 and is open to travel.

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  • Author
Grades
  • Kindergarten
  • 1
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20 09, 2020

Robert Feagan

2022-11-22T14:39:33-07:00

With his father in the RCMP, Robert had the opportunity to live in and visit all of Canada's provinces and territories. He was struck by how little most Canadians actually know about the northern territories of their own country. His first novel, Napachee, was inspired by the desire to teach young people more about the north in an entertaining but realistic fashion. Rob is offering both in-person and virtual sessions for the 2022-23 school year and is open to travel.

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  • Author
Grades
  • 1
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16 08, 2021

Shea Proulx

2022-07-02T17:45:46-06:00

Shea Proulx is a Calgary author illustrator who creates picture-books that bridge generations, where visual narratives steal the show. Shea is offering both in-person and online sessions for 2022-23. She is open to travel but may have limited availability due to prior commitments.

Artist Type
  • Illustrator
Grades
  • Kindergarten
  • 1
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20 09, 2020

Shenaaz Nanji

2022-07-02T18:01:29-06:00

Calgary-based Shenaaz Nanji likes to think of herself as a squid who lives under the sea but surfaces occasionally to read and write. Her publications include 11 books that include novels, short stories and picture books fiction and non-fiction. Shenaaz is offering virtual sessions in Fall 2022. She is available for half-day in-person sessions in Calgary.

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  • Author
Grades
  • 2
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19 09, 2020

Shirlee Smith Matheson

2022-07-02T18:06:43-06:00

Research, readings and workshopping tours take Ms Shirlee Smith Matheson across the country to schools, libraries, museums, and organizations, where she relates stories contained in her published books, short stories and articles. Historical aviation and northern-related histories and biographies are her specialties, preserving stories for future generations. Shirlee is a non-touring member with YABS, but she welcomes inquiries from prospective hosts.

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  • Author
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    20 09, 2020

    Sigmund Brouwer

    2022-07-02T18:05:50-06:00

    Red Deer author Sigmund Brouwer's Rock and Roll Literacy presentation has reached over 1,000,000 students in schools across Canada and the United States. He is a bestselling author of both children and adult books, and based on this, he has established two on-line courses for teachers and librarians to use in the classroom or for distance learning. Sigmund is be available for both in-person and virtual sessions and is open to travel.

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    • Author
    Grades
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
    • 6
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    20 09, 2020

    Steven Sandor

    2022-07-02T17:55:03-06:00

    Steven Sandor is an author, magazine editor and broadcaster based in Edmonton. He’s written novels for young adults and has written non-fiction sports books for adult audiences. Steven is offering both in-person and online sessions for 2022-23. He is open to travel but may have limited availability due to prior commitments.

    Artist Type
    • Author
    Grades
    • 6
    • 7
    • 8
    19 09, 2020

    Sue Farrell Holler

    2022-08-15T12:32:22-06:00

    Sue Farrell Holler writes for children of all ages – from preschool to young adult. Her YA novel, Cold White Sun, was a 2019 finalist for a Governor General’s Award for literature for young people – text, won the R. Ross Annett Award for children’s literature and the U.S.-based High Plains Book Award. Her new picture book (Spring 2022) is Finding Moose, a companion story to her popular 2020 title, Raven, Rabbit, Deer. Sue is available for both in-person and virtual sessions in Fall 2022.

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    • Author
    Grades
    • Kindergarten
    • 1
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    20 09, 2020

    Suzy Vadori

    2022-07-02T17:47:22-06:00

    School visits and presentations are Suzy's favourite part of being an author. Her enthusiasm for everything literary is infectious, and will have your students digging deep to explore their own experience, emotions and writing talent. Please check back in late August for Suzy's touring availability and current fees.

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    • Author
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    • Kindergarten
    • 1
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