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September 2010

Between Two Ends - the latest novel by David Ward will be published in May 2011 by Amulet Books. Click here for more information...


November 2009

David will be speaking at the author strand at the 2009 National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention in Philadelphia thisNovember. The NCTE is a professional association devoted to improving the teaching and learning of English and the language arts at all levels of education. The annual convention runs November 19 - 22, 2009. For more information visit the NCTE website

Meanwhile watch for a new novel coming out with Amulet books...

September 2008

One Hockey Night!! Coming soon, a sequel to award winning The Hockey Tree....

New book, Fall 2008!! Archipelago will be published in the US in October by Red Deer Press...

Twelve-year-old Jonah and his mother are exploring the natural beauty of the Queen Charlotte Islands. One day, a mysterious girl appears wading in the waters near their float house, and an even more mysterious mist saves Jonah from his own plunge off a cliff top, Jonah is plunged into a time travel adventure that takes him back 14,000 years...

The Hockey Tree is the winner of the 2008 Shining Willow Award.

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(above L to R) Award winners David Ward, Marty Chan, Art Slade.

The Willow Awards, selected by young readers in Saskatchewan, promote reading by granting a Willow Award to the Canadian books voted by students to be the best of those nominated in three categories: Shining Willow (K-3), Diamond Willow (4-6) and Snow Willow (7-9). For more information visit their website.

Beneath The Mask, Part 2 in the Grasslands Trilogy, is now available in the United States published by Amulet Books, Harry N Abrams Publishers, New York.

Beneath The Mask

September 2007

The Mask Trilogy will be published in the United States by Amulet Books, Harry N Abrams Publishers, New York. Escape The Mask, Part 1 of the Grassland saga, will be released in April, 2008.

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The Hockey Tree has been nominated for a Shining Willow Award. I am particularly delighted as The Hockey Tree takes place in Humboldt, Saskatchewan - DW. Find out more on their website.

The Hockey Tree has been nominated for a Chocolate Lily Award. The awards were developed to encourage grade school students to read some of the best fiction by BC authors and illustrators. Find out more on their website.

David Ward will be in Calgary, Alberta, October 30th & N. Okanogan / Shuswap in Nobvember for public readings of his books.

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Mask artwork by Heidi Taillifer

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Between Two Ends by David Ward
Coming May 2011 from Amulet Books



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