Tag Archives: Gabrielle Roy

Fake

by Peter C. Conrad In my young adult novel Fake, a teacher suggests to Maggie, a middle school student who was labelled special needs, that she could help herself by pretending to be interested in her school work and her … Continue reading

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Sandhill Cranes

By Peter C. Conrad In the young adult novel Sandhill Cranes, we find what appears to be a calm and carefree farm life turns out to be a tangle of deception with a hidden truth only those who live it … Continue reading

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Just Listen

by Peter C. Conrad In the young adult novel Just Listen, Larry a high school senior, is doing well, edits the school newspaper, and has a job, but he has many secrets. He learned that some secrets have helped, but … Continue reading

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Clear Sky Rain

by Peter C. Conrad The long path of divergent interests and abilities I have, the books I have written, most of which are still on offer to publishers, with some still sent out after more than twenty years had its … Continue reading

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The Collectors Club

by Peter C. Conrad Working in the raw primary materials housed in provincial and national archives provides documents, letters, diary entries that suggest another reality, something beyond what we read in the books produced by historians like me. These anomalies … Continue reading

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Training Aces

by Peter C. Conrad The history, Training Aces: Canada’s Air Training during the First World War will be released on October 15, 2015 by BookLand Publishing. When the Great War broke out, little was known about flight. Even less was known … Continue reading

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Flying High

by Peter C. Conrad My young adult novel Flying High was written in 2003. It is historical fiction, entertaining and written with an intention to bring young readers the events of the Second World War on the Canadian prairies. After … Continue reading

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The People of the Plan

by Peter C. Conrad The People of the Plan, was written in the years after Training for Victory was published. It is an oral history of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan, and was produced from the extensive interviews and … Continue reading

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Two Streams

by Peter C. Conrad He was going to get involved—he decided. He walked out of the school and looked across the white field that was their playground in summer. The building was white too, but its walls were dirty. The … Continue reading

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Rain

by Peter C. Conrad The sky is dark with high heavy clouds. Only the wind is here now. A rushing, silence, rushing rhythm like breathing. The room has been a silent refuge too long. Outside, buildings stand against the wind … Continue reading

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