Big Water

By Andrea Curtis

*Out now!

Inspired by the true story of one of the worst shipwrecks in the history of the Great Lakes, Big Water is a tale of survival, loss and love. When the passenger boat they are on sinks in a terrible fall storm, two 17-year-olds find themselves the only survivors. Adrift in a lifeboat full of corpses, Christina and Daniel must find a way to help one another if they both want to live.

*young adult fiction 12+

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Eat this!

How fast food marketing gets you to buy junk (and how to fight back)

By Andrea Curtis

★ Starred Kirkus Review
★ Starred School Library Journal review
★ Highly Recommended “Red Leaf Literature” Canadian Children’s Book News

Fast food companies spend billions every year trying to get the attention of young people. You’re bombarded with marketing messages selling salt, sugar & fatty foods on TV, the internet, the street, even in school. Eat this! is an antidote to all that—a media and food literacy guide to decoding the big sell.

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What’s for Lunch?

How Schoolchildren Eat Around the World

By Andrea Curtis

★ Stepping Stones Honor Award
★ VOYA Nonfiction Honor List

cover-whatsforlunch-w340What’s for Lunch? travels the globe peering into lunch trays, mugs, bowls and school bags in 13 countries — including a refugee camp in Kenya, a community school in Birmingham, England, a remote Andean village in Peru, and an eco-school in downtown Toronto, Canada. Aimed at kids age 9-12, it features full-colour photographs by Yvonne Duivenvoorden and lots of ideas about how kids can take charge of the food system.

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