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It is the winter of 1856, and Beatrice Alexander has just returned from Upper Canada to her home on the Red River, in what is now Manitoba. Her father's new wife is threatened by Beatrice and is driving a wedge into the family.

Five generations later, in the same house, Christmas promises to be a miserable time. Cass's mother died of cancer and her father has remarried a woman with an attitude that's very hardto take. Miraculously, when Cass discovers the star brooch belonging to Beatrice, her visions lead her to Beatrice's diary. Is she really able to communicate with Beatrice across time, or is it all in her imagination?

Margaret Buffie's great skill as a storyteller creates a splendid, engaging novel that offers readers a rich combination of fine history, suspenseful shifts in time, and unforgettable characters.

About the Author

MARGARET BUFFIE born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, began her writing career in 1987 with her first novel for young adults - Who Is Frances Rain? It quickly became a bestseller. Since then, she has published nine other books, many of which were also published in the United States, Norway, Sweden, Australia, Great Britain, Italy, Germany, and China.

Margaret Buffie has received numerous awards and honors throughout her career, including the prestigious Vicky Metcalf Award for Body of Work. Winter Shadows was a Nautilus Silver winner, listed as one of OLA's Best Bets for Young Adult Fiction, and a finalist for the CLA Book of the Year Award and the McNally Robinson Book for Young People Award.

Praise For…

"... a breathtaking novel that is part realism, part time-travel fantasy, and part coming of age tale."
"... The alternating narratives are gripping.... Readers will be pulled in by the searing history of bigotry as well as the universals of famiy conflict, love, and friendship."

Product Details
ISBN: 9781770493582
ISBN-10: 1770493581
Publisher: Tundra Books
Publication Date: September 11th, 2012
Pages: 336
Language: English