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Nix Minus One given international honour with White Ravens list

October 3rd, 2014

Nix Minus One, a powerful novel by Jill MacLean about a teen boy in rural Newfoundland, has been selected for the 2014 “White Ravens” list by the International Youth Library in Munich, Germany. This important honour is given to books from around the globe “that deserve worldwide attention because of their universal themes and/or their […]

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Nix Minus One wins Ann Connor Brimer Award

May 22nd, 2014

Pajama Press is proud to congratulate Jill MacLean, whose young adult novel Nix Minus One has won the Ann Connor Brimer Award for Children’s Literature. The award was presented yesterday at the Atlantic Book Awards gala in Charlottetown, PEI, following a week-long festival with events across the Atlantic provinces. A powerful story about a teenaged […]

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Amy’s Marathon of Books stops in Newfoundland for Nix Minus One

January 15th, 2014

Amy Mathers is reading her way across Canada to raise money to fund a YA book award—something our country currently lacks. Inspired by the journeys of Terry Fox and Rick Hansen, Amy has begun her “journey” with books set in Newfoundland and will work her way across the country reading a book a day. Today’s […]

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CCBC features Community Soup and Nix Minus One

November 28th, 2013

The Canadian Children’s Book Centre has compiled a list of great children’s books for the 2013 holiday season. They include two books published by Pajama Press. Community Soup by Alma Fullerton Kioni loves her goats but they can be big trouble! On soup day, when all the other children are gathering vegetables from the community […]

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Open Book Toronto recommends Nix Minus One for “every teenager”

November 25th, 2013

“Nix Minus One blew me away…I loved the characters. From Nix to Roxy to the girl named Blue – no character was flat and typical. The story was multi-leveled and made me care about all aspects of it. …Jill Maclean knows how to twist her readers with some pretty raw emotions. If I could, I’d […]

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