Jacqueline Guest

2012/04/21-- AUTHOR -- Jacqueline Guest - SHERYL HARTAn award winning Metis writer, Jacqueline Guest has written 18 children’s and young adult books. Many of the main characters in her award-winning books come from different ethnic backgrounds including First Nations, Inuit or Metis. Her characters face issues common to every child such as bullying, blended families and physical challenges and are strong role models for today’s youth. A recipient of the prestigious Indspire Award for the Arts, formerly the National Aboriginal Achievement Award, she has traveled extensively from her log cabin in the woods of the Rocky Mountain foothills of Alberta to Nunavut.