Avis Dolphin, written by Frieda Wishinsky and illustrated by Willow Dawson. Avis Dolphin doesn’t want to leave Canada and sail to England on the Lusitania. War is raging in Europe, and the Germans threaten to sink the ship. Avis is lonely and afraid until she meets a kindly professor whose stories of a magical island help her face an uncertain future.
Just nommed for the Red Cedar Award. Winner of the Outstanding Youth Book Award from the Canadian Science Writers Association and shortlisted for the Lane Anderson Award for Science Writing for Children.