Congratulations on the publication of BLUE TO THE SKY by Sylvia McNicoll released April 13th 2024 from DCB Young Readers!

The journey to conquering your fears starts with 1,776 steps. 

Starting sixth grade after years of homeschooling, Ella is tired of being known as Allergic-to-Everything Girl. She just wants to eat pizza without breaking into hives, convince her mom to adopt a Whoodle dog, and get over her stage fright so she can perform her poem to her class.When her best friend signs up for a CN Tower climb for charity, Ella knows she has to join. If she can climb to the top and summon the courage to recite her poem over the city, she’s convinced she’ll finally be cured of her fears.

Kirkus Reviews has called BLUE TO THE SKY, “A sensitive portrayal of living with multiple allergies and of growing into oneself.”

Sylvia McNicoll is the author of dozens of middle grade and young adult novels, such as Crush, Candy, Corpse, Body Swap, and The Great Mistake Mystery series. She has won numerous awards for her books including Forest of Reading’s Silver Birch Award, a MYRCA award, Creative Burlington’s inaugural Arts Recognition Award, and six Hamilton Arts Awards. She currently lives in Burlington, Ontario.

Sylvia is represented by Amy Tompkins.

Congratulations Sylvia!