Alan Twigg’s tribute to Rudolf Vrba

Rudolf Vrba, who escaped Auschwitz and co-authored a report saving 200,000 lives, remains unrecognized in Vancouver despite his significant historical impact. Alan Twigg (l.) seeks to change this.” FULL STORY


Gail Anderson-Dargatz

December 19th, 2023

Fourteen-year-old Charlotte receives a drone, and sets out to validate her grandma’s lifelong belief that the elusive lake monster, Dottie, exists. Despite the town’s pervasive mockery of her grandmother’s belief, Charlotte manages to capture footage of the mythical creature. However, her decision to share the video online results in an overwhelming media storm and numerous monster hunters threatening harm to Dottie. In Gail Anderson-Dargatz’s new book for ages 9-12, Spotting Dottie (Orca $10.95) we will find out if Charlotte defends her newfound discovery or opt to let Dottie safely remain a mysterious legend within the town. 9781459834828

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