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 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.
Paperback
9781551432984
$7.95
EPUB
9781554695881 LICENSE OPTIONS
$5.99
This nonfiction biography introduces middle-grade readers to Elizabeth May. The story of her lifelong environmental and political activism will inspire the next generation.
Paperback
9781459823709
$24.95
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9781459823723 LICENSE OPTIONS
$18.99
Amid racism and ignorance, Vince and Raedawn try to find out what happened to a missing classmate.
Paperback
9781551438993
$9.95
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9781554696727 LICENSE OPTIONS
$8.99
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.
Paperback
9781459802773
$7.95
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9781459802797 LICENSE OPTIONS
$5.99
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 LICENSE OPTIONS
$5.99
A lyrical celebration of the tradition of Cowichan knitting among the Coast Salish peoples and the joy of creating something with your hands.
Hardcover
9781550392555
$21.95
Paperback
9781550391213
$12.95
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 LICENSE OPTIONS
$8.99
Simple, loving words and radiant artwork make this a tender and joyful picture book, perfect for sharing!
Paperback
9781550392029
$12.95