Juliana’s 14, a competitive dancer and successful student, must move across the country at Christmas with her parents to live with her grandfather. Unknown to her, this move she doesn’t want opens up her past through an old book of drawings created by her great-grandmother, when she was 14, back in 1920 Romania.
A Young Adult Series About Family, Friends, and Growing Up
Juliana leads a normal teenage dancer’s life in Calgary: school during the day, dance in the evening and on weekends, and friends—especially Rachel—squished in to every spare moment she has. But when the family moves across the country to live with Opa, who’s in the early stages of dementia, Juliana’s life turns upside down.
Lonely, Juliana searches for connection and finds its spark in the most unlikely place: a journal that belonged once to Elisabeth, Juliana’s European great-grandmother. Herself a teen in the wake of World War I, Elisabeth chronicled the war’s effects on her village and family.
Unfortunately, Elisabeth didn’t write in the journal; she drew, which leaves Juliana to rely on Opa to learn what they mean. Can she uncover enough before his memories disappear forever?
Between Worlds shares the journeys of two teens trying to navigate between the worlds of childhood and womanhood. Witness what fills them with anger, what opens their eyes, and what ultimately expands their hearts.
Juliana meets her new dance team but is scared she’s not good enough. Elisabeth’s family still hasn’t heard from their father, but she discovers he’s already written his brother.
Coming April 6! A heavy study schedule and odd behaviour from Opa ensure Juliana’s first few weeks at her new school don’t run so smoothly. Elisabeth has to care for all her siblings and crotchety Omama all week, but a surprise announcement lifts her spirits.
Juliana struggles to support best friend Rachel through the darkest time of her life: She can’t fly home, phone calls leave the girls in tears and unable to hug, and
Between Worlds 5 is scheduled for release in time for Christmas shopping!
It’s available! The first three books of Between Worlds as a box set, in digital format! Priced at only $9.99 CAD/USD, you can binge read all three books at once.