Joanne Schwartz

Joanne Schwartz is an award-winning author from Cape Breton, NS.
Joanne Schwartz is a children's author and librarian originally from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.

Joanne Schwartz is a children's author and librarian from Cape Breton, NS. Her children's book, Town Is by the Sea, won the $50K TD Canadian Children's Literature Award in 2018 and was a Governor General Literary Award finalist. Illustrated by Sydney Smith, the picture book tells the story of a day in the life of a young maritime boy and the things he sees in his seaside coal-mining town.

Books by Joanne Schwartz

Interviews

Joanne Schwartz and Sydney Smith have won the TD Canadian Children's Literature Award for their illustrated look at one boy's experience of East Coast mining culture. 9:10
Students at Prospect Road Elementary School share their impressions of Town Is by the Sea, a picture book by Joanne Schwartz and Sydney Smith. 4:06

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