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Kathy Stinson, author of internationally acclaimed Canadian children's classic, Red is Best, also writes novels, short stories, and nonfiction for young people of all ages.


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Red Is Best
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4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 694 ratings — published 1982 — 20 editions
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The Man with the Violin
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4.3 of 5 stars 4.30 avg rating — 343 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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What Happened to Ivy
3.69 of 5 stars 3.69 avg rating — 85 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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101 Ways to Dance
3.35 of 5 stars 3.35 avg rating — 74 ratings — published 2007 — 2 editions
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Becoming Ruby
3.23 of 5 stars 3.23 avg rating — 44 ratings — published 2003 — 2 editions
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Dark Spring (Our Canadian G...
3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 32 ratings — published 2006
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Big or Little?
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3.4 of 5 stars 3.40 avg rating — 45 ratings — published 1983 — 11 editions
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A Season of Sorrow (Our Can...
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The Highway of Heroes
3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 2011
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3.52 of 5 stars 3.52 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 2008 — 7 editions
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A well written memoir using the dismantling of the family home after the death of a parent as its framework. Even more interesting for me than the contents of the house and the memories they evoked (and they were interesting enough) was the account o ...more
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I loved The Birth House, and I love reading about this time period and about disadvantaged women trying to make the best of tough circumstances in any era, but I was disappointed with this book. The factual sidebars sprinkled through the novel felt l ...more
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