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Barbara Haworth-Attard


Barbara Haworth-Attard was born in Kitchener, Ontario and now lives in London, Ontario with her husband and two sons. Her fondest memories of childhood are of her weekly Saturday visits to the library, a tradition carried on to date. While always possessed of the writing bug, it was not until 1992 that she began writing middle grade and YA fiction in various genre (unable to stick to one). Her next release is Flying Geese from HarperCollins in April 2001, a middle-grade novel combining her two passions, history and quilting.

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WyndMagic. Montreal: Roussan Publishers, 1999.
Love-Lies-Bleeding. Montreal: Roussan Publishers, 1999.
Buried Treasure. Montreal: Roussan Publishers, 1998.
Home Child. Montreal: Roussan Publishers, 1996.
TruthSinger. Montreal: Roussan Publishers, 1996.
Flying Geese. HarperCollins Toronto, 2001
Irish Chain. HarperCollins Toronto, 2002
Theories of Relativity. HarperCollins, 2003
Theories of Relativity. Thierry Magnier, France;, 2005
Theories of Relativity. Henry Holt Publisher, US, 2006
Dear Canada: A Trail of Broken Dreams, The Gold Rush Diary of Harriet Palmer;. Scholastic Canada Toronto, 2003
Forget-Me-Not. HarperCollins Canada;, 2005
A is for Angst,. HarperCollins Canada;, 2007
A is for Angst (Adam A tout prix). Hachette Jeunesse, Paris France;, 2009
A is for Angst (My Life from Air-Bras to Zits). Flux Publishers, US, 2009
A is for Angst (L wie Love). Coppenrath, Germany, 2010
Haunted,. HarperCollins Canada, 2009
Haunted. Random house Australia, 2010
Dear Canada, To Stand On My Own, The Polio Diary of Noreen Robertson,. Scholastic, Toronto, 2010


Shortlisted, MYRCA for Buried Treasure, 2000-2001.
Shortlisted, Silver Birch Award for Home Child, 1998-1999.
Shortlisted, MYRCA for Home Child, 1998-1999.
Shortlisted, Red Cedar Award for Home Child, 1998-1999.
Shortlisted, MYRCA for Dark of the Moon, 1997-1998.
Arthur Ellis Crime Award for Best Juvenile, for Haunted, 2010
Snow Willow YA Award, for Theories of Relativity, 2005
B.C. YA Stellar Award; for Theories of Relativity, 2006
Prix Liverenette France for Theories of Relativity, 2008
short-listed Governor General’s Award for Theories of Relativity, 2003
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Readings, workshops on the writing process, how to research a historical novel.

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The Beginning, The Middle and The End

Insider's  tips to make a story the best it can be with full character development, plot thickening, language use, dialogue, and humour.

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