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Author: Geoffrey Bilson
ISBN13: 978-0919964570
Title: Hockeybat Harris
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Language: English
Category: Literature and Fiction
Publisher: Kids Can Press (June 30, 1992)
Pages: 160

Hockeybat Harris by Geoffrey Bilson

Hockeybat Harris is an absorbing story about one of Canada's least known contributions to the early 1940s.

Toronto, ON: Kids Can Press, 1984. Geoffrey Bilson wants to make Canadian history come alive for juvenile readers. His first book, Good-bye Sarah ¹, concerned the Winnipeg General Strike, and Death Over Montreal ², involved an early 1800's cholera epidemic in Lower Canada. Bilson is a professor at the University of Saskatchewan with a special interest in Canadian medical history. The setting for this novel is Saskatoon during the second world war. Bob Williams is anxiously awaiting a new "brother" as part of the Child Guest Program.

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The Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction for Young Readers is a Canadian literary award that goes to the best work of historical fiction written for youth each year. The award is named after Geoffrey Bilson, a writer of historical fiction for youth and a history professor at the University of Saskatchewan who died suddenly in 1987. The Geoffrey Bilson Award is selected by a jury chosen by the Canadian Children's Book Centre.

Geoffrey Wingfield Harris (1913 - 1971) was an English physiologist and fellow of the Royal Society, considered by many to be the father of neuroendocrinology. He published the ‘Neural Control of the Pituitary Gland’ in 1955 which predicted the subsequently discovered hormone ‘releasing factors’ acting on the hypothalamus. He was a demonstrator in Anatomy and then a lecturer in Physiology at Cambridge before working as a at the Maudsley Hospital in London. Harris went to Oxford University in 1962 as Professor of Anatomy and a Fellow of Hertford College.

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Darkened House: Cholera in Nineteenth Century Canada : 1832-1871 (Social History of Canada, No. 31). List View. Grid View. Books by Geoffrey Bilson. The Guest Children: The Story of the British Child Evacuees Sent to Canada During World War II. by Geoffrey Bilson. Publisher: Fifth House.

Bilson, Jeffrey Harris was born on August 28, 1959 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Wesley and Barbara Jean (Trattner) Bilson. Bachelor of Science with honors, Sociology, University California, Davis, 1981. Counselor University California, Davis, 1979-1981. President Druthers Agency, In. Santa Monica, California, since 1981. President, founder Take Note Productions, since 1987.

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A novel for young adults