Congratulations to Heather Smith, who has won the Winterset Award for EBB && FLOW (Kids Can Press)! This annual award recognizes excellence in Newfoundland and Labrador writing.

Written in free verse, EBB & FLOW tells the poignant story of Jett, who is spending the summer with his unconventional grandmother after a year where his father went to jail and he started a new school have him caught in a cycle of poor decisions that culminated in the betrayal of a friend. EBB & FLOW was shortlisted for the Governor General’s Award last fall, and is on the Silver Birch list.

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