Trillium Book Awards Author Reading 2015

Photos from the Launch for Daughter of War by Marsha Skrypuch

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Photos from the Launch for Daughter of War by Marsha Skrypuch

The launch for Daughter of War (Fitzhenry & Whiteside) by Marsha Skrypuch was held at Another Story Bookshop on April 23. At the launch, Skrypuch discussed her book with author Jessica Westhead (Pulpy and Midge, Coach House Books). You can look at photos from the event at Open Book's Flickr page.

Daughter of War is a Young Adult novel is set in Turkey and Syria during World War I. It is about Kevork and his betrothed, Marta, two Armenian teenagers who try to maintain their love and loyalty for each other during the war and the Armenian genocide in Turkey.

Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch is the author of many books for children and young adults, including Call Me Aram, Aram’s Choice, Silver Threads, Enough, The Hunger and Hope’s War. Her novel about the Armenian genocide, Nobody’s Child, was nominated for the Red Maple Award, the Alberta Rocky Mountain Book Award, and the B.C. Stellar Award; it was also listed by Resource Links as a “Best Book.” An English scholar and former librarian, Marsha lives in Brantford, Ontario, with her husband and son.

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