Catching Spring

  • Pages:128
  • Publisher:Orca Book Publishers
  • Series: Orca Young Readers
  • Themes:contest, family, fishing, First Nations, Indigenous
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  • Available:04/01/2004
  • Age Groups:Fiction Ages 9-12
  • Lexile:760L
  • ATOS:4.6
  • Fountas & Pinnell Text Level Gradient:O
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The year is 1957, and Bobby lives on the Tsartlip First Nation reserve on Vancouver Island where his family has lived for generations and generations.

Bobby loves his weekend job at the nearby marina. He loves to play marbles with his friends. And he loves being able to give half his weekly earnings to his mother to eke out the grocery money, but he longs to enter the up-coming fishing derby. With the help of his uncle and Dan from the marina his wish just might come true.

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Young Readers' Choice Book Awards of British Columbia (YRCABC) Red Cedar Book Awards   | 2007  |  Nominated
Saskatchewan Young Readers' Choice Awards - Diamond Willow   | 2005  |  Nominated
Canadian Children's Book Centre (CCBC) Our Choice   | 2005  |  Commended
Chocolate Lily Book Awards   | 2006  |  Short-listed

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