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Amanda in Alberta
Amanda in Alberta

Amanda in Alberta

The Writing on the Stone

Amanda Travels

JUVENILE FICTION

142 Pages, 5 x 8

Formats: Trade Paper, Mobipocket, EPUB

Trade Paper, $9.95 (US $9.95) (CA $11.95)

Publication Date: July 2014

ISBN 9781771680196

Rights: WOR

Central Avenue Publishing (Jul 2014)

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Overview

Amanda is delighted to show Leah aaround Alberta during her visit from England. They take in the Calgary Stampede, go on a cattle drive, visit Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, spend time with the dinosaurs at the Royal Tyrrell Museum and explore the crazy Hoodoos.When Amanda finds a stone with a unique mark on it, she doesn't think it's important until everyone seems to want it - including a very ornery cowboy. Is this stone worth ruining Leah’s holiday and placing them both in danger?Spend time with Amanda as she explores her own country while attempting to decipher the mysterious writing on the stone and keep it from those determined to take it from her.

Reviews

"Be prepared to learn a lot about the culture while you follow Amanda on her adventure." —Laura Best, author, Bitter, Sweet

"What a great way for a young person to learn about a culture and to be inspired to experience other countries themselves." —Irene Butler, author, Trekking the Globe with Mostly Gentle Footsteps

"It was enjoyable to read about familiar places. Foster has captured a sense of place in this novel. I liked the action and adventure that keep readers entertained at the same time as it will educate them." —dickenslibrary.blogspot.ca

Author Biography

Brought up on a ranch in southern Alberta, Darlene Foster dreamt of writing, travelling the world and meeting interesting people. She also believes everyone is capable of making their dreams come true. It's no surprise that she's now an award-winning author of children's adventure books who divides her time between the west coast of Canada and Orihuela Costa, in Spain.