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Shelley Hrdlitschka

Shelley Hrdlitschka

Shelley Hrdlitschka is the author of eleven novels for teens including Sister Wife which was short-listed for a Governor General's Literary Award. When she's not writing she can be found hiking, snow-shoeing, practicing yoga, Zumba dancing or hanging out with the two grizzly bears at the Grouse Mountain Refuge for Endangered Wildlife.

North Vancouver


Sun Signs. Victoria, BC: Orca Books, 2005.
Kat's Fall. Victoria, BC: Orca Book, 2004.
Dancing Naked. Victoria, BC: Orca Book, 2001.
Tangled Web. Victoria, BC: Orca Book, 2000.
Disconnected. Victoria, BC: Orca Book, 1998.
Gotcha!. Orca Book Publishers, 2009
Sister Wife. Orca Book Publishers, 2009
Allegra. Orca Book Publishers, 2013
Dancing in the Rain. Orca Book Publishers, 2016
Lost Boy. Orca Book Publishers, 2018


Nominated, White Pine for Sun Signs, 2006.
Nominated, Manitoba Young Readers Choice Award for Sun Signs, 2007.
ALA Popular Paperback for Sun Signs, 2006.
White Pine Honour Book for Kat's Fall, 2005.
ALA Quick Pick For Reluctant Readers for Kat's Fall, 2005.
Governor General's Award nominee for Sister Wife, 2009
White Pine Award for Dancing Naked, 2002
Eligible for National Public Readings Program: