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MYRA PAPERNY is the author of three young adult novels: The Wooden People, which won the Governor General’s Award (then known as the Canada Council Prize); Take a Giant Step, which was shortlisted for the Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction; and Nightmare Mountain. She has been a lecturer at the University of Calgary and a workshop facilitator in the areas of children’s literature and creative writing, as well as a book reviewer for CBC Radio and a newspaper reporter in Vancouver. Myra Paperny lives in Calgary.