This book, by Richard Simas, told the story of a local musician and his connection to the Portuguese fisherman that came to Newfoundland to work. This early reader is available at Running the Goat Books & Broadsides in both ebook and hard copy. It is part history, part fiction.
This story went on to become a two part radio broadcast on CBC Radio and was listed in the Globe and Mail's Eleven great books for young readers to kick off 2020.
Other notables include:
Included in the Canadian Children's Book Centre's spring issue of Best Books for Kids & Teens
Finalist, Next Generation Indie Books Awards 2021 (Children's Fiction)
Included in the Light Reads, Great Stories List, Forest of Reading 2021
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