Caroline Pignat

Caroline Pignat, born in Dublin and raised in Ottawa, graduated from the University of Ottawa with a Bachelor of Education and a Bachelor of Arts in English and Religious Studies. It was after working with children and youth for over fifteen years in roles such as teacher, seminar facilitator, mentor and coach, that she began her writing career. Now, in addition to writing, Caroline teaches grade 12 Writer's Craft and grade 11 English in Ottawa. She lives in Kanata, Ontario with her husband, Tony, and their children, Liam and Marion.

Her fiction, non-fiction and poetry for children regularly appear in Highlights for Children, Guideposts for Kids, Living Faith for Kids, and Clubhouse Magazine. Caroline's humour columns for adults are published in the Chicken Soup for the Soul series, The Vancouver Sun, and The Ottawa Citizen. Her first YA novel, Egghead (Red Deer Press, 2007), was the winner of the 2009 Red Maple Book Award, and appeared on numerous shortlists. In 2009, she was the recipient of the Governor General's Literary Award for the first book in her Greener Grass series, Greener Grass (Red Deer Press, 2008).

Caroline has won the 2015 Governor General's Literary Award for The Gospel Truth, her second GG win.

Her YA Books:

The Gospel Truth (Red Deer Press, 2014)

Unspeakable (Penguin Canada, 2014)

Timber Wolf (Red Deer Press, 2011)

Wild Geese (Red Deer Press, 2010)

Greener Grass (Red Deer Press, 2008)

Egghead (Red Deer Press, 2007)

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Caroline Pignat accepting the 2015 Governor Generals Award

Caroline Pignat and Governor General David Johnston

Books by Caroline Pignat

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  • Egghead

    Author Caroline Pignat

    $12.95 ISBN: 9780889953994 Binding: Trade Paper Publisher: Red Deer Press Inc Publication Date: 2007-11-16
  • The Gospel Truth

    Author Caroline Pignat

    $12.95 ISBN: 9780889954939 Binding: Trade Paper Publisher: Red Deer Press Inc Publication Date: 2014-10-01
  • Greener Grass

    Author Caroline Pignat

    $12.95 ISBN: 9780889954021 Binding: Trade Paper Publisher: Red Deer Press Inc Publication Date: 2008-10-01
  • Poetree

    Author Caroline Pignat Illustrated by Francois Thisdale

    $19.95 ISBN: 9780889954922 Binding: Trade Cloth Publisher: Red Deer Press Inc Publication Date: 2018-06-02
  • Timber Wolf

    Author Caroline Pignat

    $12.95 ISBN: 9780889954595 Binding: Trade Paper Publisher: Red Deer Press Inc Publication Date: 2011-10-19
  • Wild Geese

    Author Caroline Pignat

    $12.95 ISBN: 9780889954328 Binding: Trade Paper Publisher: Red Deer Press Inc Publication Date: 2010-09-28
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