Member Profile

Martha Attema

Attema
Photo: Marla J. Hayes 1995

Martha Attema was born in Friesland (The Netherlands), and moved to Canada in 1981 with her husband and three children. Since 1987, she has been teaching kindergarten and grade one and two. She started writing stories in English in 1987. She draws ideas from the history, folk tales, and legends of her native Friesland.

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Publications

A Time to Choose. Victoria: Orca Book Publishers, 1995.

Awards

Blue Heron Book Award for Young-Adult Fiction for A Time to Choose, 1996.
Shortlisted, Arthur Ellis Award and the Geoffrey Bilson Award for A Time to Choose, 1996.
Eligible for National Public Readings Program :
Yes

WITS

Northern OAC WITS:
No
GST:
GST not applicable