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One Year in Coal Harbour

Polly Horvath's children's book tells the story of a young girl tackling a new development that threatens her treasured hometown.

Polly Horvath

Primrose Squarp navigates her world with courage, while making friends with Ked, a foster child, and tackling the new development that threatens her treasured hometown. She tries her hardest to change things that matter to her, while learning about life in the community and relating her experiences from her perspective as a young girl.

One Year in Coal Harbour won the TD Canadian Children's Literature Award in 2013.

From the book

You can't replace one dog with another any more than you can replace one person with another, but that's not to say you shouldn't get more dogs and people in your life.


From One Year in Cole Harbour by Polly Horvath ©2012. Published by Groundwood Books.

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