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FICTION                                                                      

Leslie's Journal

PUBLICATION HISTORY

Annick Press (Toronto/New York: Sept. 2000)
Hangilsa Publishing Co., Ltd. (Korea, Fall 2006)
ZALOZBA MIŠ, (MISH – Janez Miš) (Slovenia, Fall 2006)
Germany - Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag, winter 2009
Bayard Jeunesse, (France, 2013)

CITATIONS

The American Library Association: “Best Books for Young Adults, 2002"
The American Library Association: "Best Reading List, 2003"
A.L.A.'s Young Adult Learning Services Association: “Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 2001”
A.L.A.'s Young Adult Learning Services Association: "Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2003"
Canadian Bookseller: "The Best of Canadian Young Adult: Gems of 2000"
McNally Robinson Booksellers Online: "Our Choice 2001"
The Canadian Children's Book Centre: "Best Books for Young Adults."
The Tayshas Reading Circle Award
The White Pines Award (runner up)

Chanda's Secrets

PUBLICATION HISTORY

Canada, U.S.A.: Annick Press, April 2004 (dist.: Firefly)
Australia, New Zealand: Allen & Unwin, August 2004
U.K., Ireland: The Chicken House, May 2005 (dist.: Egmont)
Germany: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag (dtv jr.), fall 2005.
Japan: Asunaro Sobo, Fall, 2005.
France, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Belgium, the African francophonie: Bayard Jeunesse, fall 2005.
India: The Chicken House, May 2005 (dist.: Scholastic)
South Africa: The Chicken House, May 2005 (dist.: Penguin)
China:  Hsiao Lu Publishing Co., Fall 2006
Korea:  Random House Joong Ang, Summer 2005
Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Hong Kong, P.R. China, Taiwan, Korea, Brunei, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka:    Allen & Unwin, August 2004 (English dist.)
Portugal: optioned by Sopa de Letras
Slovenia:  ZALOZBA MIŠ, (MISH – Janez Miš), Fall 2006
Holland (World Dutch rights): Van Goor, Fall 2007
Vietnam: Thuong Hyyen Books
Italy: Sinnos, 2011
Brazil: Editora Prumo, 2011
China: Beijing Yutian Hanfeng Book Co, 2011
Zimbabwe, Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland: Pearson/Longman, 2011

CITATIONS

2005 Michael L. Printz Honor Book for Excellence in Young Adult  Literature, awarded by the American Library Association
Children's Africana Book Award, 2005, Best Book for the Older Reader, awarded by the African Studies Association (U.S.A.)
American Library Association, Best Books for Young Adults, 2005  (unanimous vote)
ForeWord Magazine: Book of the Year, 2005
New York Public Library:  Books for the Teen Age, starred citation, 2005
Silver Stones Honor Book, 2005
Booklist, Editor's Choice, 2005
International Readers Association, Notable Book, 2005
International Readers Association: Notable Book for a Global Society,  2005
American Library Association, Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2005
Canadian Library Association: 2005 Young Adult Canadian Book Award (finalist)
Willow Award (current nominee)
White Pines Honour Book Award, 2005
Resource Links, "The Year's Best, 2005"
Independant Publisher Book Award (U.S.A.), "The IPPY Award", 2005:  Best Juvenile and YA Fiction
Our Choice 2005, Starred Selection, Canadian Children's Book Centre
Top 10 Black History Books for Youth, 2005; American Library Association-Booklist, U.S.A.
The Children's Literature Choice List, 2005; Children's Literature, U.S.A.
Children's Book Award Notable Book 2005, U.S.A.
Leicester Book of the Year Award for Teenage Fiction 2005, (Long List), U.K.
American Junior Library Guild Selection

Chanda's Wars

PUBLICATION HISTORY

Canada: HarperCollins Publishers, shipping in February 2008
U.S.A.: HarperCollins Children's Books, March 1, 2008
U.S.A.:  Junior Library Guild, Spring 2008
Germany: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag, October 2007
France: Bayard Jeunesse, fall 2008
Brazil, Editora Pruma, 2013

CITATIONS

Junior Library Guild Selection, USA, 2008
CCBC Best Books List (USA)
Canadian Library Association's Best Book for Young Adults Award, 2009 (finalist)
Ontario Library Association White Pine Award, 2009 (finalist)
Stellar Book Award 2011 Nominee

Borderline

PUBLICATION HISTORY

USA: HarperCollins Children's Books, 2010
Canada: Harper Trophy Canada, 2010
Germany: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag (dtv), 2010
France: Bayard Jeunesse, 2011

CITATIONS

American Library Association's Best Fiction For Young Adults, 2011
Tayshas Best Reading List, 2010
White Pine Award Finalist (Nominee, 2011)
Resource Links: Best Books list
Canadian Library Association: Best Young Adult Fiction Award (nominee)
Bank Street's Best Books of the Year list, 2011
Arthur Ellis Award (nominee)
Florida Reads (nominee)

The Grave Robber's Apprentice

PUBLICATION HISTORY

Canada: HarperCollins, 2012
UK: Faber & Faber Children's Books, 2012
France: Bayard Jeunesse
Brazil: Editora Planeta

CITATIONS

Nominated for the 2012 Governor General's Literary Award
Nominated for the Silver Birch Award
Best Books 2012 (Starred), Canadian Children's Book Center
A Junior Library Guild selection
ALA Booklist review (starred)

 

DRAMA                                                                            

Nurse Jane Goes to Hawaii

PUBLICATION HISTORY

Samuel French Inc. (New York: 1981)
Also published by Playwrights Canada Press (Toronto: 1983)
Also published by Coach House Press (Toronto: 1988) in Words In Play: three comedies by Allan Stratton, ed. Robert Wallace

PRODUCTION HISTORY

Premiered at Phoenix Theatre, Toronto, 1980.
Hundreds of professional and community productions from Whitehorse to Albuquerque, Vancouver to New York.

Rexy!

PUBLICATION HISTORY

Penguin Books (Toronto: 1984) in The Penguin Book of Modern Canadian Drama, ed. Richard Plant
Also published by Playwrights Canada Press (Toronto: 1981)
Also published by éditions nu-age (Montreal: 1991) in Canada Split, two plays by Allan Stratton, ed. Odette Dubé.

PRODUCTION HISTORY

Premiered at Phoenix Theatre, Toronto, 1981.
Twelve major regional theatre productions across Canada.

AWARDS

Canadian Authors’ Association Award (1982)
Chalmers Award (1981)
Dora Mavor Moore Award (1981)

Joggers

PUBLICATION HISTORY

Coach House Press (Toronto: 1988) in Words In Play: three comedies by Allan Stratton, ed. Robert Wallace.

PRODUCTION HISTORY

Premiered at Toronto Free Theatre, 1982.
Subsequent regional productions across Canada.

Friends Of A Feather
(adapted from Célimare by Labiche & Delacourt)

PUBLICATION HISTORY

Playwrights Canada Press (Toronto: 1984)

PRODUCTION HISTORY

Premiered at Shaw Festival, Mainstage, 1984.  
Toured to The National Arts Centre and The Grand Theatre, London.

A Flush of Tories

PUBLICATION HISTORY

éditions nu-age (Montreal: 1991) in Canada Split, two plays by Allan Stratton, ed. Odette Dubé.  (See also “Teleplays” below.)

PRODUCTION HISTORY 

Premiered at Prairie Theatre Exchange, Winnipeg, 1991.

Papers

PUBLICATION HISTORY

Playwrights Canada Press (Toronto: 1986)
Also published by Samuel French Inc. (New York: 1989)

PRODUCTION HISTORY

Premiered at Tarragon Theatre, Toronto, 1985.  
Major regional theatre productions throughout Canada and the U.S.A..

AWARDS

Chalmer’s Award, Outstanding New Play (1985)
Finalist: Governor General’s Award (1986)
Finalist: Dora Mavor Moore Award (1986)

Bingo!

PUBLICATION HISTORY

Samuel French Inc. (New York: 1987).
Also published by Playwrights Coop (Toronto: 1977) in an earlier version under the title 72 Under the O.

PRODUCTION HISTORY

Premiered at The Vancouver Playhouse, 1977, under the title 72 Under the O
Revised text premiered by The Gryphon Theatre, Barrie, 1985.
Professional productions throughout Canada and the U.S.A.

The Hundred and One Miracles of Hope Chance

PUBLICATION HISTORY

Coach House Press (Toronto: 1988) in Words in Play: three comedies by Allan Stratton.

PRODUCTION HISTORY

Premiered at The Manitoba Theatre Centre, 1987. Subsequent professional productions across Canada.

Bag Babies

PUBLICATION HISTORY

Coach House Press (Toronto: 1991)
Reprinted by Playwrights Canada Press (Toronto: 1997)

PRODUCTION HISTORY  

Premiered at Theatre Passe Muraille, Toronto, 1990.  
Productions across Canada, in the U.S.A, and in London, England.  
Staged reading opened the Traverse Theatre 2nd Space, Edinburgh, Scotland.

AWARDS

Toronto Book Awards, 1992(Finalist)

Dracula
(adapted from the novel by Bram Stoker)

PRODUCTION HISTORY

Premiered at Skylight Theatre, Toronto, 1995.   Subsequently produced at The Stephenville Festival, 1996.

AWARDS

1996 Dora Mavor Moore Award; Best New Play (Finalist)

The Phoenix Lottery
(play version)

PUBLICATION HISTORY

Playwrights Canada Press (Toronto: 2001)

PRODUCTION HISTORY

Premiered at The Grand Theatre, London, Ontario, 2001

 

TELEPLAYS/ RADIOPLAYS                                     

The Rusting Heart

PUBLICATION HISTORY

James Reaney's Alphabet Magazine #15 (London: 1968)

PRODUCTION HISTORY

Premiered at Alpha Centre, London; also produced by C.B.C. Radio.

A Flush of Tories

C.B.C. drama special, 1982 featuring Douglas Rain, Neil Munro, Roberta Maxwell and Tony van Bridge

Friends of a Feather

CBC special, 1985. Adapted from the Shaw Festival Production, see above.


ANTHOLOGIES                                                               

Nurse Jane Goes to Hawaii is excerpted in Two for the Show, Toronto: Playwrights Canada Press, 1999; and in Scenes from Canadian Plays, Saskatoon: 5th Street Publishing, 1989, and in And What Are You Going To Do For Us? 2nd edition, Toronto: Simon and Pierre, 1982.

Papers is excerpted in And Do You Have Anything Else?, Toronto: Simon & Pierre, 1992; in The Perfect Piece, Toronto: Playwrights Canada Press, 1991; and in You’re Making a Scene, Toronto: Playwrights Canada Press 1993.

Bag Babies is excerpted in The Macmillan Book of Canadian Humour, Toronto: Macmillan 1992; and in The Perfect Piece, Toronto: Playwrights Canada Press, 1991.

Toast (a.k.a. The Phoenix Lottery) is excerpted in Another Perfect Piece, Toronto: Playwrights Canada Press, 1995.