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  Minnesota Author Project 2020  

The Minnesota Author Project, associated with MN Writes MN Reads, is a contest for indie authors across the state of Minnesota. Through this project, libraries are helping local authors get the recognition they deserve for writing great books. Winners for the 2020 awards were announced at the Minnesota Library Association Convention.

You can learn more about the project at https://indieauthorproject.librariesshare.com/minnesota/ and more about MN Writes MN Reads at https://www.mnwritesmnreads.org/

Physical copies of these books may not be available through Plum Creek Libraries. eBooks can be read through Ebooks Minnesota's platform on Biblioboard for a limited time.

Adult Fiction

The Wolf's Trail by Thomas D. Peacock

The Wolf's Trail: An Ojibwe Story, Told by Wolves

Thomas D. Peacock
Format: Book

Several days after I took the pups to the place overlooking Spirit Island, Youngest Nephew came to visit one afternoon as I lay sunning. “Zhi-shay’,” he began hesitantly. “I don’t know my life purpose.” “Sure you do,” I replied. “Part...

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Young Adult Fiction

The Stolen Kingdom by Bethany Atazadeh

The Stolen Kingdom

Bethany Atazadeh · Grace House Press
Pages: 309
Format: Paperback

How can she protect her kingdom, if she can't protect herself? Arie eagerly anticipates becoming Queen of her humble kingdom. Even when a Jinni's Gift manifests before her 18th birthday, she fights to hide the forbidden ability.But when a neighboring king attempts to marry her and steal...
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Communities Create

Justice Makes A Difference from Planting People, Growing Justice

Justice Makes A Difference

Artika R. Tyner · Planting People, Growing Justice
Format: Book

“Words are powerful,” Grandma told Justice. “They can be used in powerful ways to do good or to do harm. That’s why it’s important to always be careful with your words.”Justice has grown up witnessing the many ways her grandma serves the community....

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