Description: Now distributed by DriverWorks Ink. When family and friends gather to pay tribute to their grandpa, Andrea and Tony discover that their grandfather’s adventures extended well beyond the city of Moose Jaw. Just when they think their time-travelling days are over, they are given an opportunity to see their grandfather, young and vibrant, in the past. They risk one more trip back in time and find themselves in Chicago at the mercy of Ol’ Scarface. Will they be able to free their grandfather from his past without jeopardizing their future?
ISBN 978-1-927570-73-9; 5.5″w x 8.5″h; 304 pages. © 2007; Ages 9 and up; Canadian Juvenile Fiction; Young Adult Fiction; Adventure; Historical Fiction; Family; Change; Co-operation; Friendship; Determination; Canadian History; Literacy; Education; Learning resources; Prairie Provinces; Saskatchewan author; Canadian.
About the Author: Mary Harelkin Bishop is an award-winning author of numerous bestselling juvenile historical fiction books. She has been a teacher, a teacher-librarian, and an educational/ instructional consultant with Saskatoon Public Schools, having spent more than half her career working in core neighbourhood schools and First Nations schools. She resides in Saskatoon and has worked on writing projects with elementary schools in Saskatoon as well as mentoring adult writers and doing author presentations. Mary has taught a master’s class in Canadian Children’s Literature at the University of Saskatchewan and literature classes for SUNTEP (Saskatoon Urban Native Teacher Education Program) through the Gabriel Dumont Institute.
Responses from Readers:
- “I can’t wait to introduce this fifth book in the series to my students.”
- “Such a great series. I’m so pleased to see a fifth book.”
- “Oh… another book with them meeting Al Capone. I love it!”
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