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Connie Brummel Crook

Birthplace: Prince Edward County, Ontario

Residence: Peterborough, Ontario

Spouse: Albert Crook

Education: B.A in English, history and psychology (Queen's University) Teaching Diploma: Ontario College of Education, University of Toronto.

Connie Brummel Crook taught English for thirty years in Ontario's public secondary schools; Norwood, Sault Ste. Marie, Owen Sound, Peterborough. She has two daughters and five grandchildren. Canadian national publishers have published eleven of her novels and two picture books. 

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Publications

The Hungry Year. Toronto: Stoddart Kids, Markham: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2001, 2005
Maple Moon. Toronto. Stoddart Kids. Markham: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 1997.
The Nellie McClung trilogy: Nellie L., Nellie's Quest, Nellie's Victory. Toronto: Stoddart Kids. Markham: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 1994, 1998, 1998, 2009
Laura Secord's Brave Walk. Toronto: Second Story Press, 2000.
The Meyers Saga: Flight, Meyers' Creek, Meyers' Rebellion. Toronto: Stoddart Publishing, Markham: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 1991, 1995, 2007
Lune d'erable. Markham: Scholastic Canada, 2000
The Perilous Year. Markham: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2003
No Small Victory. Markham: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2010
Mary's Way. Markham: Scholastic Canada, 2008

Awards

Shortlisted, Silver Birch Award for The Hungry Year, 2002.
Shortlisted, Violet Downey I.O.D.E. Book Award for Nellie's Victory, 2000.
Shortlisted, Geoffrey Bilson Historical Fiction Award for Nellie's Quest, 1998.
Shortlisted, Geoffrey Bilson Historical Fiction Award for Nellie L, 1995.
The following were on the Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice list: Nellie L. (1995/96), Nellie's Quest (1998), Maple Moon (starred in 1998), Laura Secord's Brave Walk (2001).The Hungry Year (2002). No Small Victory (2011).
World Guild Children's Novel Award for The Perilous Year, 2004
Canadian Children’s Book Centre’s Our Choice list for The Perilous Year, 2004
Tied for Children's Novel Award by The Word Guild for No Small Victory, 2011
International Reading Association's Storytelling World Awards for Maple Moon, 1998
Shortlisted IODE Violet Downey Awards for The Hungry Year, 2002
Novel Award World Guild for The Hungry Year, 2002
Novel Award by World Guild for Meyers' Rebellion, 2007
Top Five Finalists: Geoffrey Bilson Historical Fiction Award for Meyers' Rebellion, 2007
Eligible for National Public Readings Program :
Yes

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