Barbara Nickel

News

Barbara’s A Boy Asked the Wind was one of 19 titles for children chosen by Reading Canada in anticipation of Canada’s upcoming Guest of Honour position at the 2020 Frankfurt Book Fair.


The Mozart Girl is coming this spring 2019! This is a reissue by Second Story Press of Barbara’s children’s novel The Secret Wish of Nannerl Mozart. A new title and cover but the same story of the famous composer’s talented older sister for a new generation of young readers.

https://secondstorypress.ca/kids/themozartgirl?rq=The%20mozart%20girl


Jan in 35 Pieces, a memoir in music by the cellist Ian Hampton and edited by Barbara, has been shortlisted for the $25,000 RBC Taylor Prize Canada’s most prestigious literary non-fiction award! The winner will be announced on March 4.

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A Boy Asked the Wind


Barbara will give a presentation of A Boy Asked the Wind to the Grade Four students at West Point Grey Academy in Vancouver on December 11, 2017.


Barbara will present a nature poetry workshop to families of Eastern Fraser Valley NatureKids at the Great Blue Heron Reserve in Chilliwack on February 3, 2018.

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A Boy Asked the Wind has been selected as a starred choice in Best Books for Kids and Teens 2016 published by the Canadian Children’s Book Centre:

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A Boy Asked the Wind was reviewed in Quill & Quire:

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Video by Shaw TV of Barbara presenting and talking about A Boy Asked the Wind:


Author Visits

Interested in booking Barbara to visit your school or library? Choose from a wide range of presentations, from poetry workshops to readings of historical fiction.

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