Shane Peacock

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For the ice hockey defenseman, see Shane Peacock (ice hockey).

Shane Peacock (born February 25, 1957) is a Canadian author of books, plays, documentaries and articles for young readers and adults. He is particularly known for his series "The Boy Sherlock Holmes"

Peacock's books have won Junior Library Guild of America Premier Selection Awards.[1] "Eye of the Crow" has gained many other awards, including the Violet Downey Award for Best Children’s Book in Canada,[2] the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Juvenile Crime Fiction in Canada,[3] a spot on the American Library Association’s Top Ten Youth Mysteries list,[4] the Canadian Library Association’s Honour Book for both Children’s[5] and Young Adult[6] Literature, and the Moonbeam Gold Medal[7] in the U.S. "Death in the Air" garnered many awards too and "Vanishing Girl" won three national awards in Canada in one week in May 2010.[8][9][10]

Bibliography[edit]

Novels[edit]

The Boy Sherlock Holmes[edit]

  1. Eye of the Crow (2007)
  2. Death in the Air (2008)
  3. Vanishing Girl (2009)
  4. The Secret Fiend (2010)
  5. The Dragon Turn (2011)
  6. Becoming Holmes (2012)
  7. Double You (2014)

The Dylan Maples Adventures[edit]

  1. The Mystery of Ireland's Eye (1999)
  2. The Secret of the Silver Mines (2001)
  3. Bone Beds of the Badlands (2002)
  4. Monster in the Mountains (2003)

History[edit]

  1. The Great Farini: The High Wire Life of William Hunt (1995)
  1. Unusual Heroes (2002)

Plays[edit]

  1. The Great Farini, 4th Line Theatre (1994)
  2. The Devil and Joseph Scriven, 4th Line Theatre (1999, 2000)
  3. The Art of Silent Killing, 4th Line Theatre (2006)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Junior Library Guild". Junior Library Guild. Retrieved December 4, 2011. 
  2. ^ "IODE Canada". Iode.ca. May 23, 2008. Retrieved December 4, 2011. 
  3. ^ Crime Writers Canada Archived September 28, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ "Booklist Online". Booklist Online. May 1, 2008. Retrieved December 4, 2011. 
  5. ^ Canadian Library Association
  6. ^ Canadian Library Association
  7. ^ Bright Bridge Studios, Inc. "Moonbeam Children's Book Awards". Moonbeamawards.com. Retrieved December 4, 2011. 
  8. ^ "Ontario Arts Council". Arts.on.ca. May 26, 2010. Retrieved December 4, 2011. 
  9. ^ "Canadian Children's Book Centre". Bookcentre.ca. May 28, 2010. Retrieved December 4, 2011. 
  10. ^ "Canadian Booksellers Association" (PDF). Retrieved December 4, 2011. 

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