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Three Pajama Press titles nominated for the Canadian Children’s Book Centre Awards

September 8th, 2016

Pajama Press is thrilled to announce that three of our titles have been nominated for the 2016 Canadian Children’s Book Centre Awards. A Year of Borrowed Men, written by Michelle Barker and illustrated by Renné Benoit, has been nominated for the TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award. The picture book, which is written from the WWII […]

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Uncertain Soldier shortlisted for the IODE Violet Downey Book Award

March 31st, 2016

Uncertain Soldier by Karen Bass has been shortlisted for the 2016 National Chapter of Canada IODE Violet Downey Book Award. This award is offered annually for the best children’s English book containing at least 500 words of text. The winner will be announced at IODE Canada’s 116th National Annual Meeting being held at the Lambton […]

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Publishers Weekly praises Uncertain Soldier

July 23rd, 2015

“German sailor Erich is not a Nazi, despite being part of the Third Reich’s military. Max, a Canadian boy from a German family, does not support Hitler, but peers in rural Alberta subject him to vicious torment anyway. When Erich is taken prisoner, he crosses paths with Max at a logging camp where several of […]

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Resource Links calls Uncertain Soldier “Compelling”

June 18th, 2015

“Erich Hofmeyer is an uncertain soldier. He enlisted in the German navy only because his father left him no choice, and now his ship has been sunk, and he is in in a POW camp in northern Alberta. His British grandparents have given him a broader world view than his fellow German soldiers, and he […]

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Quill & Quire reviews Karen Bass’ Uncertain Soldier

March 23rd, 2015

How does it feel to be surrounded by people who see you as the enemy? How do you protect yourself when you aren’t sure whom to trust? The protagonists of Uncertain Soldier, Karen Bass’s wonderful new novel for young adults, are grappling with these questions. Erich, a 17-year-old German sailor in Hitler’s navy, finds himself […]

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