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Gemini Award-winner Tundra author Susin Nielsen got her start feeding cast and crew muffins and bologna sandwiches on the popular television series, Degrassi Junior High. They hated her food (a fact that’s memorialized forever in a poem the cast wrote: “An ode to Susin, the Bran Muffin Queen, we eat them, we die, then we turn green”). Luckily for Susin, they saw a spark in a spec script she wrote. Nielsen went on to pen sixteen episodes of the hit television show, and four of the books in the Degrassi book series. Since then, Nielsen, who has received two Canadian Screenwriter...  Read More

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book cover Dear George Clooney
Written by Susin Nielsen

Trade Paperback | Tundra Books | Juvenile Fiction - Family - Marriage & Divorce; Juvenile Fiction - Family - Stepfamilies; Juvenile Fiction - Family | 978-1-77049-295-0 (1-77049-295-X) | April 2012 | 12.99

Violet's TV-director dad has traded a job in Vancouver for one in Los Angeles, their run-down house for a sleek ranch-style home complete with a pool, and, worst of all, Violet's mother for a trophy wife, a blonde actress named Jennica. Violet's younger sister reacts by bed-wetting, and her mother ping-pongs... [read more]

book cover Dear George Clooney
Written by Susin Nielsen

Hardcover | Tundra Books | Juvenile Fiction - Family - Marriage & Divorce; Juvenile Fiction - Family - Stepfamilies; Juvenile Fiction - Family | 978-0-88776-977-1 (0-88776-977-2) | August 2010 | 17.99

Violet's TV-director dad has traded a job in Vancouver for one in Los Angeles, their run-down house for a sleek ranch-style home complete with a pool, and, worst of all, Violet's mother for a trophy wife, a blonde actress named Jennica. Violet's younger sister reacts by bed-wetting, and her mother ping-pongs... [read more]

book cover Dear George Clooney
Written by Susin Nielsen

eBook | Tundra Books | Juvenile Fiction - Family - Marriage & Divorce; Juvenile Fiction - Family - Stepfamilies; Juvenile Fiction - Family | 978-0-88776-978-8 (0-88776-978-0) | August 2010 | 9.99

Violet's TV-director dad has traded a job in Vancouver for one in Los Angeles, their run-down house for a sleek ranch-style home complete with a pool, and, worst of all, Violet's mother for a trophy wife, a blonde actress named Jennica. Violet's younger sister reacts by bed-wetting, and her mother ping-pongs... [read more]

book cover The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen
Written by Susin Nielsen

Trade Paperback | Tundra Books | Juvenile Fiction - Social Situations - Emotions & Feelings; Juvenile Fiction - Social Issues - Bullying; Juvenile Fiction - Social Situations - New Experience | 978-1-77049-654-5 (1-77049-654-8) | April 2014 | 9.99

Darker than her previous novels, Susin peoples this novel about the ultimate cost of bullying with a cast of fabulous characters, dark humour, and a lovable, difficult protagonist struggling to come to terms with the horrible crime his brother has committed.

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book cover The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen
Written by Susin Nielsen

Hardcover | Tundra Books | Juvenile Fiction - Social Situations - Emotions & Feelings; Juvenile Fiction - Social Issues - Bullying; Juvenile Fiction - Social Situations - New Experience | 978-1-77049-372-8 (1-77049-372-7) | September 2012 | 19.99

Darker than her previous novels, Susin peoples this novel about the ultimate cost of bullying with a cast of fabulous characters, dark humour, and a lovable, difficult protagonist struggling to come to terms with the horrible crime his brother has committed.

[read more]

book cover The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen
Written by Susin Nielsen

eBook | Tundra Books | Juvenile Fiction - Social Situations - Emotions & Feelings; Juvenile Fiction - Social Issues - Bullying; Juvenile Fiction - Social Situations - New Experience | 978-1-77049-373-5 (1-77049-373-5) | September 2012 | 9.99

Darker than her previous novels, Susin peoples this novel about the ultimate cost of bullying with a cast of fabulous characters, dark humour, and a lovable, difficult protagonist struggling to come to terms with the horrible crime his brother has committed.

[read more]

book cover Word Nerd
Written by Susin Nielsen

Trade Paperback | Tundra Books | Juvenile Fiction - Boys & Men; Juvenile Fiction - Concepts - Words; Juvenile Fiction - Family | 978-0-88776-990-0 (0-88776-990-X) | May 2010 | 14.99

Twelve-year-old Ambrose is a glass-half-full kind of guy. A self-described “friendless nerd,” he moves from place to place every couple of years with his overprotective mother, Irene. When some bullies at his new school almost kill him by slipping a peanut into his sandwich — even though they know he has... [read more]

book cover Word Nerd
Written by Susin Nielsen

Hardcover | Tundra Books | Juvenile Fiction - Boys & Men; Juvenile Fiction - Concepts - Words; Juvenile Fiction - Family | 978-0-88776-875-0 (0-88776-875-X) | September 2008 | 20.99

Twelve-year-old Ambrose is a glass-half-full kind of guy. A self-described “friendless nerd,” he moves from place to place every couple of years with his overprotective mother, Irene. When some bullies at his new school almost kill him by slipping a peanut into his sandwich — even though they know he has... [read more]

book cover Word Nerd
Written by Susin Nielsen

eBook | Tundra Books | Juvenile Fiction - Boys & Men; Juvenile Fiction - Concepts - Words; Juvenile Fiction - Family | 978-1-77049-075-8 (1-77049-075-2) | January 2010 | 9.99

Twelve-year-old Ambrose is a glass-half-full kind of guy. A self-described “friendless nerd,” he moves from place to place every couple of years with his overprotective mother, Irene. When some bullies at his new school almost kill him by slipping a peanut into his sandwich — even though they know he has... [read more]

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