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Kit Pearson

Pearson
Photo: Katherine Farris 2007

Kit Pearson was born in Edmonton, Alberta and acquired degrees in English, Librarianship and Children's Literature before she finally began writing childrens novels. She lives in Victoria, B.C. with her partner Katherine Farris and two lively dogs.

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Publications

This Land. editor. Toronto: Penguin, 1998.
Awake and Dreaming. Toronto: Penguin Books, 1996.
The Lights Go On Again. Toronto: Penguin Books, 1993.
Looking at the Moon. Toronto: Penguin Books, 1991.
The Sky is Falling. Toronto: Penguin Books, 1989.
Whispers of War: the War of 1812 Diary of Susanna Merritt. Scholastic, 2002
The Daring Game. Penguin Books Canada, 1986
A Handful of Time. Penguin Books Canada, 1987
A Perfect Gentle Knight. Penguin Books Canada, 2007

Awards

Governor General's Award for Awake and Dreaming.
Vicky Metcalf Award for a body of work.
Mr. Christie's Book Award for The Sky is Falling.
Canadian Library Association Children's Book of the Year Award for A Handful of Time and The Sky is Falling.
Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction for The Sky is Falling; The Lights Go On Again.
Red Cedar Award for Awake and Dreaming, 1998/99
Manitoba Young Readers Choice Award for A Handful of Time, Awake and Dreaming, 1994, 1999
Violet Downey Book Award for The Lights Go On Again, 1994
Ruth Schwartz Award for Awake and Dreaming, 1997
Eligible for National Public Readings Program :
Yes

WITS

Northern OAC WITS:
No
GST:
GST not applicable