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Author Jean Pendziwol

Join award-winning Canadian author Jean E. Pendziwol as she explores the influence of place on her work through an examination of the setting of her bestselling debut novel “The Lightkeeper's Daughters.” The novel is set on Porphyry Island on Lake Superior. She'll also take questions from the audience and sign books.

Jean E. Pendziwol was born in Thunder Bay, on the shores of Lake Superior, and spent much of her childhood aboard her family's sailboat, exploring the islands of the inland sea. She is the author of nine books for children. She was shortlisted for the Governor General's Literary Award for Children's Literature and the TD Canadian Children's Literature Award for her picture book, “Once Upon a Northern Night,” illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault. She lives in Ontario, in the shadow of the Nor'Wester Mountains. “The Lightkeeper's Daughters” is her first novel.

Event Date: 
Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 7:00pm
12 E. Wisconsin St.
Grand Marais, MN 55604
The Lightkeeper's Daughters: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062572103
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - July 24th, 2018

Me and You and the Red Canoe Cover Image
By Jean Pendziwol, Phil (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781554988471
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Published: Groundwood Books - August 1st, 2017

Once Upon a Northern Night Cover Image
ISBN: 9781554981380
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Published: Groundwood Books - July 30th, 2013