Search - List of Books by Iain Lawrence

Iain Lawrence is a bestselling author for children and young adults. He studied journalism at Vancouver Community College, and spent the next ten years working for newspapers in northern BC. Near the town of Smithers, he was once charged by a bear, on a motorcycle. Lawrence now lives in the Gulf Islands with his partner Kristin, his dog Misty, and his cat Sailor Sam.

The Canada Council for the Arts announced the winners of the 2007 Governor General’s Literary Awards on November 27, 2007.Lawrence won the prize for Children’s Literature — Text for Gemini Summer.Awards were presented by Her Excellency the Right Honourabau Hall]] on December 13. This year marks the 71st presentation of the GGs, Canada’s oldest and most prestigious awards for English- and French-language Canadian literature.

The Canada Council for the Arts funds, administers and promotes the Governor General’s Literary Awards. For the first time, the value of each award will be $25,000, increased from $15,000 in celebration of the Canada Council’s 50th anniversary. Each winner will also receive a specially-crafted copy of the winning book bound by Montreal bookbinder Lise Dubois. The publisher of each winning book will receive $3,000 to support promotional activities. Non-winning finalists will each receive $1,000 in recognition of their selection as finalists, bringing the total value of the Awards to approximately

The jury commented:Just as the first appearance of a stray dog ignites “a little spark of happiness” in nine-year-old Danny River, Gemini Summer kindles subtle yet powerful emotions that linger well after one has turned the final page. Lawrence’s story is brilliantly imagined, his prose clear and poetic, his characters irresistible.

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Total Books: 111
The Skeleton Tree
2016 - The Skeleton Tree (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780440421672
ISBN-10: 0440421675
Genre: Children's Books

The Winter Pony
2012 - The Winter Pony (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780440239727
ISBN-10: 0440239729
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.

The Giant-Slayer
2012 - The Giant-slayer (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780440239710
ISBN-10: 0440239710
Genre: Children's Books

The Seance
2009 - The Seance (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780440239703
ISBN-10: 0440239702
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult

The Giant-Slayer
2009 - The Giant-slayer (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780385733762
ISBN-10: 0385733763
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction

The Castaways The Curse of the Jolly Stone Trilogy Book III
2009 - The Castaways the Curse of the Jolly Stone Trilogy Book III (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780440238126
ISBN-10: 0440238129
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

The Wreckers
2009 - The Wreckers [The High Seas Trilogy] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9781439561386
ISBN-10: 1439561389

Ghost Boy
2009 - Ghost Boy (Other)
ISBN-13: 9781439570265
ISBN-10: 1439570264

The Buccaneers
2008 - The Buccaneers (Other)
ISBN-13: 9781435234116
ISBN-10: 1435234111

2008 - Lord of the Nutcracker Men [Readers Circle] (Other)
The Convicts The Curse of the Jolly Stone Trilogy Book I
2008 - The Convicts the Curse of the Jolly Stone Trilogy Book I (Other)
ISBN-13: 9781439521960
ISBN-10: 1439521964

2008 - The Cannibals [The Curse of the Jolly Stone Trilogy] (Other)
The Smugglers
2008 - The Smugglers [The High Seas Trilogy] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9781435234093
ISBN-10: 143523409X

Tom Tin und das Strflingsschiff
2008 - Tom Tin Und Das Strflingsschiff (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9783570305065
ISBN-10: 3570305066

The Castaways
2007 - The Castaways (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780385901123
ISBN-10: 0385901127
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

Tom Tin und die Insel der Kopfjger
2007 - Tom Tin Und Die Insel Der Kopfjger (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783772522925
ISBN-10: 3772522920

The Cannibals The Curse of the Jolly Stone Trilogy Book II
The Convicts
2005 - The Convicts (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780385730877
ISBN-10: 038573087X
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

Die Tochter des Leuchtturmwrters
2005 - Die Tochter Des Leuchtturmwrters (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783772522475
ISBN-10: 3772522475

Der Herr der Nussknacker
2004 - Der Herr Der Nussknacker (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783772522468
ISBN-10: 3772522467

The Lightkeeper's Daughter
2004 - The Lightkeeper's Daughter (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780385731270
ISBN-10: 0385731272
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.

2004 - Lightkeeper's Daughter [Readers Circle Turtleback] (Other)
2003 - Strandpiraten (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783551352132
ISBN-10: 3551352135

The Buccaneers
2003 - The Buccaneers [High Seas Adventures, Bk 3] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780440416715
ISBN-10: 044041671X
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.

2002 - Schmuggler [Ab 12 J.] (Hardcover)
2000 - The Smugglers [High Seas, Bk 2] (Paperback)
The Curse of the Jolly Stone [Convicts Trilogy Bk I] (Paperback)
Buccaneers [High Seas Trilogy] (Other)
Convicts [Curse of the Jolly Stone Trilogy Prebound] (Hardcover)
Cannibals [Curse of the Jolly Stone Trilogy Prebound] (Other)