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"Scribbling Women" by Marthe Jocelyn

“Scribbling Women”

"Scribbling Women" by Marthe Jocelyn
Mar 22, 2011 | 208 Pages
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    Mar 22, 2011 | 208 Pages | Young Adult

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    Mar 22, 2011 | Young Adult

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“[CBC’s] Children’s Book Panel recommends some great summer reading for kids… Scribbling Women by Marthe Jocelyn….”
—Michele Landsberg, CBC Radio

“…Do you have to ask why I think this is the best sort of book for any girl who wants to be a writer, or any grown up female author who wants to know the great company she is now part of?”

“…an astonishing, intriguing biography, sampler and study of writing and character….”
—The Toronto Star
“…eye-opening work….”
“Jocelyn draws on real scholarship to paint novelistic portraits of her subjects’ inner lives. The women here truly live up to their billing as ‘astonishing.’”
–School Library Journal

  “This beautifully written text evokes women’s private lives down through history as revealed in their own, often astonishing, words… Well researched, informative and engaging… Jocelyn engages the reader’s imagination through her accessible language, attention to historical detail, creative description and narrative skill.”
—Norma Fleck Award, Jury Comments

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