Books written by Kit Pearson

A Day Of Signs And Wonders

HarperTrophy | August 30, 2016 | 224 pages
Can your whole life change in a single day? Emily dreams of birds. She feels constrained by nearly everything—her overbearing sisters, the expectation to be a proper young lady, and even her stiff white pinafore. Kitty feels undone. Her heart is still grieving a tragic loss, and she doesn’t... More Info

Awake and Dreaming

Penguin Global | November 5, 2013 | 258 pages
While living a miserable, poverty-stricken life with her young, irresponsible mother, nine-year-old Theo dreams of belonging to a real family but finds a shadowy figure haunting her thoughts.  More Info

And Nothing But the Truth

HarperTrophy | August 13, 2013 | 256 pages
Finalist for the CLA Book of the Year for Children Award Kit Pearson’s endearing heroine from the award-winning The Whole Truth, Polly, is now thirteen and following in her sister’s footsteps to a boarding school in Victoria. The adjustment is difficult—all those rules!—and Polly often... More Info

The Whole Truth

HarperTrophy | August 8, 2011 | 256 pages
"After it happened they were sent away.? So begins Kit Pearson?s new novel of mystery and family loyalty. It is 1932. Polly, almost ten, and her older sister, Maud, travel by train and boat from Winnipeg to an island between Vancouver and Victoria. There they will live with their grandmother, who... More Info

The Daring Game

Penguin Books Canada | September 2, 2008 | 221 pages
At first Eliza is happy with her new life at boarding school, settling into the Yellow Dorm, making new friends, learning the rituals of school life and doing well in her classes. But a bond begins to develop between Eliza and Helen, a mischievous, unpopular girl who defies authority, plays... More Info

Lights Go On Again

Penguin Global | September 2, 2008 | 197 pages
For five years Gavin and his sister Norah have lived in Canada as "war guests." But now, as 1945 approaches, the war is finally ending, and Gavin and Norah will soon be going back to England. Norah, who's fifteen, is eager to see her parents again, but ten-year-old Gavin barely remembers them. He... More Info

And Nothing But the Truth

August 3, 2012 | 280 pages
Kit Pearson?s endearing heroine fromThe Whole Truth, Polly, is now thirteen and following in her sister?s footsteps to a boarding school in Victoria. The adjustment is difficult?all those rules!?and Polly often escapes into her dreams of becoming an artist. At least her family is intact again, and... More Info

Whole Truth

HarperTrophy | August 7, 2012 | 336 pages
It is 1932. Polly and her older sister, Maud, travel by train and boat from Winnipeg to an island between Vancouver and Victoria. Polly will live with their grandmother, the sisters? new guardian, and attend the small school on the island, while Maud will go to boarding school in Victoria. Their... More Info