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David Alexander Robertson

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Douglas Coupland, J.D. Salinger, Ernest Hemingway

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David A. Robertson is an award-winning writer. His books include When We Were Alone (Governor General's Literary Award winner, McNally Robinson Best Book For Young People winner, TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award finalist), Will I See? (winner Manuela Dias Book Design and Illustration Award Graphic Novel Category), and the YA novel Strangers. David educates as well as entertains through his writings about Canada’s Indigenous Peoples, reflecting their cultures, histories, communities, as well as illuminating many contemporary issues. David is a member of Norway House Cree Nation. He lives in Winnipeg.

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When We Were Alone

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4.39 avg rating — 915 ratings — published 2016 — 6 editions
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Will I See?

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Strangers (The Reckoner, #1)

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Stone (7 Generations, #1)

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Scars (7 Generations, #2)

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The Pact (7 Generations, #4)

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Jen Storm recommends The Evolution of Alice by David Robertson

“David Robertson’s novel The Evolution of Alice is a novel written from multiple viewpoints after a tragic event takes place on a reserve for a single mother family. David’s writing is important to me because he is taking experiences many Indigenous people are living through today and giving them their voice in a time when we are […]
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Stone Scars Ends/Begins The Pact
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Strangers Monsters Ghosts
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