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Melanie Florence

Melanie Florence is a writer of Cree and Scottish heritage based in Toronto. She was close to her grandfather as a child, and that relationship sparked her interest in writing about Indigenous themes and characters. She is the author of Missing Nim�m� , which won the 2016 TD Canadian Children's Literature Award, Stolen Words , which won the 2018 Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children's Book Award, and the bestselling Orca Soundings titles He Who Dreams and Dreaming in Color .