Sylvia Olsen

Sylvia Olsen is an award-winning author of many books, including young adult novels, first readers, picture books, history books and collections of personal essay. She also writes about knitting and designs knitting patterns. Sylvia teaches First Nations housing management at Vancouver Island University and works toward creating new housing opportunities on reserves in Canada. Sylvia lives in North Saanich, British Columbia, on W̱SÁNEĆ territory.

Books by Sylvia Olsen

In this sequel to Murphy and Mousetrap, Murphy and his three friends are nervous about trying out for the soccer team at their new school, but a diagnosis of leukemia proves more challenging than anything they encounter on the field.
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9781554691692
$7.95 USD
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9781554691708 DOWNLOAD HELP
$5.99 USD
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9781554694594 DOWNLOAD HELP
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In 1957, Bobby, a First Nations boy, longs to enter a fishing derby, but he has no boat, no money and he has to work on the day of the derby.
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9781551432984
$7.95 USD
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9781554695881 DOWNLOAD HELP
$5.99 USD
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9781551434568 DOWNLOAD HELP
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This nonfiction biography introduces middle-grade readers to Elizabeth May. The story of her lifelong environmental and political activism will inspire the next generation.
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9781459823709
$24.95 USD
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9781459823716 DOWNLOAD HELP
$18.99 USD
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9781459823723 DOWNLOAD HELP
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Amid racism and ignorance, Vince and Rae Dawn try to find out what happened to a missing classmate.
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9781551439013
$16.95 USD
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9781551438993
$9.95 USD
When Molly breaks a long-held promise to herself, she finds her singing voice and reconnects with her mother, who left Molly when she was a baby.
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9781459802773
$7.95 USD
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9781459802780 DOWNLOAD HELP
$5.99 USD
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9781459802797 DOWNLOAD HELP
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When Murphy, his mother and their cat Mousetrap move back to the reserve, Murphy is sure that both he and the cat are going to be miserable.
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9781554696758 DOWNLOAD HELP
$5.99 USD
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9781551438320 DOWNLOAD HELP
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A lyrical celebration of the tradition of Cowichan knitting among the Coast Salish peoples and the joy of creating something with your hands.
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9781550392555
$21.95 USD
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9781550391213
$12.95 USD
A lighthearted tale about the simple yet mysterious qualities it takes to be a friend.
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9781550391978
$9.95 USD
All families, and especially those who have lost a loved one, will enjoy story time with this beautiful, touching book.
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9781550392142
$10.95 USD
In this high-interest accessible novel for teen readers, Vince has to face his own prejudices when he falls for an Indigenous girl.
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9781554697830 DOWNLOAD HELP
$8.99 USD
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9781551434643 DOWNLOAD HELP
$8.99 USD
Simple, loving words and radiant artwork make this a tender and joyful picture book, perfect for sharing!
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9781550392029
$12.95 USD