POLLY HORVATH is the author of many children's books, including The Canning Season, winner of the National Book Award, and Everything on a Waffle, a Newbery Honor Book. She lives in Metchosin, British Columbia.
Primrose Squarp simply knows her parents did not perish at sea during a terrible storm, despite what the other residents of Coal Harbour believe. For all practical purposes, Primrose is an orphan, and there's no great clamoring of prospective adopters. ...[SEE MORE]