By Sylvia McNicoll
Winner of the 2019 Hamilton Literary Award for Fiction. A fatal collision — who’s to blame? Two bodies, two souls switch in search of justice.
The Best Mistake Mystery Series
Best Mistake Mystery, 2017; Artsy Mistake Mystery, 2017; Snake Mistake Mystery 2018.
Some people count their blessings, but dogwalker Stephen Nobel counts mistakes.
Best Friends Through Eternity
“There are only a couple of heartbeats of time in which you get to decide to do things and then you can regret what you don’t do for an eternity.”
Revenge on the Fly
“Kill the fly, Save the baby!” Hamilton Spectator 1912
Dog on Trial
HIP Books, 2013
“He won’t be any trouble,” Owen promises his dad.”If he is we have three days to return him.”
Dying to Go Viral
Fitzhenry Whiteside, 2013
Fourteen-year old Jade is dying for her brother’s best friend to notice her.
crush. candy. corpse.
James Lorimer & Company Ltd. Publishers, 2012
Sylvia McNicoll’s’ latest novel is a courtroom thriller where 16 year-old Sunny Ehret stands trial for the manslaughter of a 75-year old Alzheimer’s patient.
Last Chance for Paris
Fitzhenry Whiteside, 2008
Zanna loves shopping, the theatre, art and lattes–she should get along perfectly with her mom who has scored a new gallery residency in Paris.
Bringing up Beauty, 2003
A Different Kind of Beauty, 2003
Beauty Returns, 2006
Winner of the 1996 Silver Birch and the Manitoba Young Reader’s Choice award (Bringing up Beauty), a best loved classic about a black Lab puppy raised for a nobler cause: to guide a blind person. Read the stand alone sequels, A Different Kind of Beauty and Beauty Returns.
Fitzhenry Whiteside, 2003
Caught in a Lie
Scholastic Canada, 2000
Walking a Thin Line
Scholastic Canada, 1997
Facing The Enemy
ITP Nelson 1992 Grade 9.
More Than Money
ITP Nelson 1990, Grade 6.
The Tiger Catcher’s Kid
ITP Nelson, 1989, Grade 4
Shooting Star First Chapter Book, Scholastic 1990, Grade 3
The Big Race
Shooting Star First Chapter Books, Scholastic 1996, Grade 2-3