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Joanne Schwartz

About Joanne Schwartz

Joanne Schwartz is the author of Town Is By the Sea (Groundwood), a 2017 Boston Globe-Horn Book Picture Book Honor Book.

Town Is by the Sea: Author Joanne Schwartz’s 2017 BGHB Picture Book Honor Speech

Because I grew up in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, this book is very dear to my heart, and so achieving this kind of recognition has particular significance. There would have been no one more delighted to see the response to this book than my father, to whom the book is dedicated. It isn’t that far […]