Wild OrchidAuthor Beverley Brenna ISBN 9780889953307 Binding Trade Paper Publisher Red Deer Press Inc Publication Date September 30, 2005 Size 140 x 216 mm
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Written as an epistolary novel, Wild Orchid is frank but optimistic, literal yet innocent. A courageous wit attends Taylor's gradual emergence as her own person, and the reader will find the exploration of Taylor's mind a revealing and heartwarming encounter.
"An honest, insightful, and compelling read."
— CM Magazine
"Brenna has done a credible job of capturing the voice of a young woman on the brink of maturity."
— School Library Journal
"Taylor's voice draws the reader into an interesting, informative, and touching book that should be read by people of all ages, adults and teenagers."
— Curled Up With a Good Kid's Book
"This novel, with its stunning cover, would make a good literature study at the middle school level."
— Resource Links
is professor in Education at the University of Saskatchewan and a former classroom teacher and special education consultant. She has published many books for young people including the award-winning Wild Orchid series.
Shortlisted for Canadian Library Association Young Adult Book of the Year Award
On CBC's 100 Young Adult Books That Make You Proud to be Canadian
"A compassionate and charming coming-of-age story."
2007 Manitoba Young Readers' Choice Award nominee
2007 Saskatchewan Young Readers' Choice Willow Awards nominee
Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice Starred Selection
White Pine nominee, 2007
McNally Robinson announced that Wild Orchid was one of the top five best selling books in Saskatechewan in 2006