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Terry Johnson

Terry Johnson

Terry Lynn Johnson has been a dog musher with eighteen sled dogs, a wilderness park ranger, and currently works as a conservation officer with the Ministry of Natural Resources in northern Ontario.

Terry's novels have been recognized by Bank Street College Best Books, ABA Best Books, International Children's Choice Book Award, and been nominated for twenty-one Provincial and State Lists. In 2019 Dog Driven won the IODE Canada Violet Downey Book Award. Her upcoming release, Rescue at Lake Wild, is her tenth novel. 

Whitefish Falls


Falcon Wild. Charlesbridge, 2017
Ice Dogs. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014
Sled Dog School. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017
Survivor Diaries - Overboard!. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017
Dog Driven. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019
Rescue at Lake Wild. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2021
Survivor Diaries: Avalanche!. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018
Survivor Diaries: Lost!. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018
Survivor Diaries: Dust Storm!. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018


Children's Choice Book Award for Ice Dogs, 2015
ABA Best Books for Ice Dogs, 2014
IODE Canada Violet Downey Book Award for Dog Driven, 2020
Eligible for National Public Readings Program:


Presentation Description

writing, revision and dogsledding

Presentation Length:
45 minutes
middle grade fiction
2 - 8