Never to be Told

  • Pages:224
  • Publisher:Orca Book Publishers
  • Themes:mothers and daughters, ghosts, family secrets, paranormal, supernatural
  • Available:09/01/2006
  • Age Groups:Fiction Ages 9-12
  • Lexile:710L
  • ATOS:4.9
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Asia has lived with elderly Ira and his wife Maddy on their farm for as long as she can remember. When Ira has a heart attack Asia's world is turned upside down. Faced with the possibility of losing the only family she has ever known, Asia is frightened but fascinated by the appearance of a ghost that only she can see and hear.
"A real page-turner, with strong, likable main characters."
– School Library Journal
"An outstanding book...takes[s] you on a windy roller-coaster ride...5 stars"
"Highly Recommended."
– CM Magazine
"Well paced and readable."
– Canadian Literature
"Citra writes about what she knows with both veracity and assurance."
– Canadian Book Review Annual
Ontario Library association (OLA) Best Bets   | 2007  |  Commended
Hackmatack Children’s Choice Book Award   | 2007  |  Short-listed
Forest of Reading Silver Birch Fiction Award   | 2007  |  Short-listed
Canadian Children's Book Centre (CCBC) Our Choice   | 2007  |  Commended
Young Readers' Choice Book Awards of British Columbia (YRCABC) Red Cedar Book Awards   | 2008  |  Nominated