Naqvi makes her debut

“Winner of the 2021 RBC Bronwen Wallace Award, Zehra Naqvi (left), is set to release her debut collection of poems and prose inspired by personal memory, family history and Quaranic traditions.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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