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Jessica Scott Kerrin is a Canadian children’s writer who is best known for her fiction books for boys, including an eight-book series called Martin Bridge, a trilogy called The Lobster Chronicles, and two new mystery novels called The Spotted Dog Last Seen and The Missing Dog is Spotted. Literary critics from Horn Book, Kirkus Starred Reviews, School Library Journal, the Toronto Star and the Globe and Mail claim that she adds much-needed male protagonists to early chapter-book readers.

Her work has been a finalist for the Book of the Year for Children Award by the Canadian Library Association, the John Spray Mystery Award (Canadian Children’s Book Centre), The Rocky Mountain Book Award, the Manitoba Young Readers Award, and Atlantic Canada C
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Average rating: 3.61 · 335 ratings · 94 reviews · 15 distinct works · Similar authors
The Spotted Dog Last Seen
3.86 of 5 stars 3.86 avg rating — 83 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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Martin Bridge: Ready for Ta...
3.38 of 5 stars 3.38 avg rating — 63 ratings — published 2005 — 6 editions
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Martin Bridge: On the Lookout!
3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 36 ratings — published 2005 — 4 editions
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Martin Bridge: Blazing Ahead!
3.36 of 5 stars 3.36 avg rating — 33 ratings — published 2006 — 5 editions
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Martin Bridge: Sound the Al...
3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 2007 — 4 editions
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Martin Bridge: Out of Orbit!
3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 2007 — 3 editions
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Martin Bridge: In High Gear!
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3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 2008 — 3 editions
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Lower the Trap
3.11 of 5 stars 3.11 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 2012
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Martin Bridge: Onwards and ...
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3.41 of 5 stars 3.41 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 2009 — 2 editions
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Spit Feathers
3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2013
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A Fine Balance
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The Secret History by Donna Tartt
"I've been meaning to read this book for almost 20 years, since its original publication. Strangely, I think I would have absolutely loved it had I read it back then. Tartt is an extraordinarily gifted writer - one of the best out there at creating..." Read more of this review »
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The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
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A Monster Calls
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The Apprentice's Masterpiece by Melanie Little
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My Book of Life by Angel by Martine Leavitt
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The Further Adventures of Jack Lime by James Leck
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The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien
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“There are three kinds of people: those who are good at math and those who aren't.”
Jessica Scott Kerrin, The Spotted Dog Last Seen




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