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Jacqueline Guest

Jacqueline Guest (CAN) is a Métis writer who lives in Alberta's Rocky Mountain foothills. An award-winning author of 20 novels, her fast-paced stories cover topics from deadly video games to helpful ghosts. She has worked in Canada, United States, Tanzania and Ghana teaching writing and history while promoting literacy and encouraging students to follow their dreams.

Jacqueline has received the Indspire Award for the Arts and The Order of Canada for her work with literacy.

www.JacquelineGuest.com

Available Titles from Jacqueline Guest

Hat Trick ISBN: 1-55028-600-5 PB 1-55028-601-3 BDS

James Lorimer and Company, Publishers, 1997

Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice Award 1997

Free Throw ISBN: 1-s, 1999 

Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice Award 1999I

American Indian Youth Literature Award (ALA)

Triple Threat ISBN: 1-55028-628-X PB 1-55028-681-1 BDS

James Lorimer and Company, Publishers, 1999

American Indian Youth Literature Award (ALA)

Rookie Season ISBN: 1-55028-724-9 PB 1-55028-725-7 BDS

James Lorimer and  Company, Publishers, 2000

Canadian Children’s Book Centre Our Choice Award, 2000

Golden Eagle Award Nominee 2008

Rink Rivals ISBN: 1-55028-744-3 PB  1-55028-745-1 BDS

James Lorimer and Company, Publishers, 2001

Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice Award, 2001; Golden Eagle Award Nominee 2002

A Goal In Sight ISBN: 1-55028-780-X PB 1-55028-779-6 BDS

James Lorimer and Company, Publishers, 2002

Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice Award, 2002;

Golden Eagle Award Nominee 2003

Soccer Star! ISBN: 1-55028-788-5 PB 1-55028-789-3 BDS

James Lorimer and Company, Publishers, 2003

Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice Award, 2003

Belle of Batoche ISBN: 1-55143-297-8 PB

Orca Book Publishers, 2004

Red Cedar Nominee, 2006-2007; Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice Award, 2004; Ontario Library Association Best Bet, 2005;

Edmonton Public Schools Best of the Best, 2005

Secret Signs ISBN: 1-55143-599-3 PB

Orca Book Publishers, 2006

Canadian Children’s Book Centre Our Choice Award,2006; 

Hackmatack Award Nominee 2008

Lightning Rider ISBN: 1-55028-720-6 PB 

James Lorimer and Company, Publishers, 2000

Racing Fear ISBN: 1-55028-838-5 PB James Lorimer and Company  2004At Risk ISBN: 1-55028-847-4 PB 

James Lorimer and Company

Wild Ride ISBN: 1-55028-881-4 PB 

James Lorimer and Company, Publishers, 2005

Arthur Ellis Mystery Award Nominee 2006; Canadian Children’s Book Centre Our Choice Award, 2005; Golden Eagle Nominee 2008

Dream Racer ISBN: 1-55028-942-X PB 1-55028-945-4 

James Lorimer and Company, Publishers, 2006

War Games  ISBN: 1-55277-035-4 PB

James Lorimer and Company, Publishers, 2008

Fire Fight ISBN 

Book Publishers Inc

Ghost Messages  ISBN 978-1-55050-458-3

Coteau Books, 2011

Outcasts of River Falls   ISBN 978-1-55050-480-4

Coteau Book Publishers 2012

The Comic Book War  ISBN 978-1-55050-582-5

Coteau Book Publishers 2014

Death by Dinosaur, A Sam Stellar Mystery  ISBN 978-1-55050-943-4 

Coteau Book Publishers 2018

 

Phone number:
14039492600

Awards

Jacqueline Guest
Indspire Award for the Arts, 2013
Order of Canada, 2017
Eligible for National Public Readings Program :
Yes

WITS

Presentation Description

Please visit Jacqueline's website at www.JacquelineGuest.com for information on her virtual visits for grades 3-12.  History and Culture with high Indigenous Content.

Presentation Length:
60 minutes
Genre:
History
Grades:
4-12
Audience size:
100
Workshop Description:

Easy Key Writing Workshops

Jacqueline's intensive ninety-minute Easy Key Writing Workshops provide the keys to success in writing- with proven results even on Provincial Exams!

The Three Keys to Writing Successfully are easy to remember and give students the tools to construct a story with all the elements necessary to achieve high marks from editors or teachers. The highly visual power point presentation coupled with interactive exercises that stretch the mind, gives students critical elements they can use for the rest of their academic careers.

Topics and writing exercises include:

Building your story from the bones out!, getting started, thinking-outside-the-box, point of view, plotting logic, visualization, characterization, and synopsis plus how to overcome exam anxiety.

The importance of reading is stressed as a fundamental and essential tool in the author's arsenal with benefits that last a lifetime.

Students are encouraged to Read to Succeed!

Northern OAC WITS:
No
One session:
$250.00
Two sessions:
$450.00
Three sessions:
$650.00
Four sessions:
$850.00
One session:
$250.00
Two sessions:
$450.00
Three sessions:
$650.00
Four sessions:
$850.00
GST:
GST applicable

Equity Initiative

As part of the Union’s Equity Implementation Plan, we are committed to increasing awareness of authors who are Black, Indigenous, racialized, LGBTQI2S, or living with a disability. This author identifies as:

  • Black, Indigenous, and/or racialized