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Marion Crook

Marion Crook

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 Marion Crook has had a long career in writing. She wrote Young Adult and Middle Grade novels as well as non-fiction around issues such as adoption (Thicker Than Blood Arsenal Pulp, The Face in the Mirror Arsenal Pulp), Suicide (Out of the Darkness Arsenal Pulp). Recently she has written The British Book Tour Mysteries under the pen name of Emma Dakin Hazards in Hampshire, Crime in Cornwall and Perils in Yorkshire. Her memoir of her early life as a pubic health nurse Always Pack a Candle A Nurse in the Cariboo -Chilcotin immediately hit the BC Bestsellers list. 

She lives in Gibsons on the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia with her granddaughter, ado and a cat.  

City:
Gibsons
Province:
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Publications

Cutting It Close. Toronto: James Lorimer, 1998.
Writing for Children and Young Adults. North Vancouver, BC: Self Counsel Press, 2008
Out of the Darkness. Arsenal Pulp Press, 2003
Riding Scared. Toronto: James Lorimer, 1996.
The Face in the Mirror. Arsenal Pulp Press, 2001
Thicker Than Blood: Adoptive Parenting in the Modern World. Arsenal Pulp Press, 2016

Awards

Canadian Book Centre Choice for Summer of Madness and Riding Scared.
Eligible for National Public Readings Program:
Yes

WITS

Presentation Length:
60 min.
Genre:
Fiction, Non-Fiction
Grades:
4-8
Audience Size:
50