To Dance At The Palais Royale (Mass Market)

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Description


The bewitching story of Aggie, a 17-year-old Scottish girl who comes to Canada in 1928 to work as a domestic servant in a wealthy Toronto home, won numerous literary awards when it was first published almost 10 years ago. To Dance at the Palais Royale captured the following honours:

• The Violet Downey Book Award, IODE National Chapter
• The Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction
• Ann Connor Brimer Award
• Mr. Christie’s Book Award Finalist
• Canadian Library Association Honour Book

This wonderful portrayal of a young woman’s coming of age, set against life in Toronto’s jazz era, is now poised to capture the hearts of a new generation of young girls.

About the Author


JANET McNAUGHTON is the multi-award-winning author of many books, including The Secret Under My Skin, An Earthly Knight and her most recent novel, Dragon Seer, which was shortlisted for the prestigious TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award, as well as both the CLA Young Adult Book Award and the Book of the Year for Children Award. McNaughton lives in St. John’s, Newfoundland, with her family. Visit her online at www.janetmcnaughton.ca.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780006395416
ISBN-10: 0006395414
Publisher: HarperTrophy
Publication Date: November 21st, 2006
Pages: 252
Language: English