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Erin Bow trained as a physicist, but she now spends her days writing poetry and fiction in a tiny (though heated) garden shed in Ontario, Canada. Her books-which include the fairy tale Plain Kate, the thoughtful horror Sorrow's Knot, and science fiction duology The Scorpion Rules and The Swan Riders - have won a fistful of awards. www.ErinBow.com. Twitter/Instagram: @erinbowbooks


Praise for STAND ON THE SKY: Winner of the Governor General's Literary Award 2019 A Junior Library Guild Spring 2019 Gold Standard Selection A New York Public Library 2019 Best Books for Kids "[A] story of strength, courage, and resilience that will resonate with anyone who has ever felt abandoned, alone, or doubted themselves and their place in the world.... Bow delivers a jubilant tale that celebrates the power of family, love, and young women." --Quill and Quire "Bow uses wistful narrative flourishes to paint this meticulously detailed portrait of a nomadic family and their profound relationship with the wildlife and unforgiving land....[Y]oung readers will find [the ending] heartwarmingly earned and inspiring." --The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books "[T]his book is lyrical and lovely and features complex and vivid characters."--Booklist "Readers will root for Aisulu and her community, an ancient culture negotiating the contemporary world." --Kirkus "[A]n interesting and unique setting." --School Library Journal "Bow (Sorrow's Knot) creates a vivid sense of place." --Publishers Weekly

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