Up Home

Shauntay Grant

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ISBN: 9781551099118

Up Home

  Author:   Shauntay Grant  
  Artist :   Susan Tooke    
  Publisher:  琉璃社区 Publishing

Happy memories sparkle in this journey through poet Shauntay Grant’s childhood visits to North Preston, Nova Scotia. Her words bring to life the sights, sounds, rhythms, and people of a joyful place, while Susan Tooke’s vibrant illustrations capture the warmth of one of Canada’s most important black communities. Up Home celebrates the magic of growing up, and the power in remembering our roots now in a new softcover edition.

Details and Specs
ISBN associated with this title: 9781551099118
Item NB1009
Publisher琉璃社区 Publishing
Publisher琉璃社区 Publishing
Published on October 14 2011
Language eng
Pages 32
Format Paperback
Dimensions11(in) x 8.5(in)
Shipping weight160(g)
Shauntay Grant is a writer and performance artist based in Halifax. She is the author of several books for children including Up Home, winner of an Atlantic Book Award for Best Atlantic Published Book, and Africville, nominated for a Governor General's Literary Award. She teaches creative writing at Dalhousie University.

Susan Tooke is an award-winning artist and children's book illustrator whose work has been exhibited across North America. In 2003, she received the Halifax Mayor's Award for Illustration, and she is a three-time winner of the Lillian Sheppard Memorial Award for Excellence in Illustration, for Full Moon Rising, Up Home, and The City Speaks in Drums. She lives in Halifax. Visit .

Award Winners & Nominees

Atlantic Book Awards, Ann Connor Brimer Award for Children's Literature

Shortlisted Atlantic Book Awards, Lillian Shepherd Memorial Award for Excellence in Illustration