Peter Carver, Editor

Peter Carver is one of Canada's foremost and most prolific editors and educators. He obtained a B.A. from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Journalism Degree from the University of Carleton. He has worked at various schools throughout Ontario, and has led workshops on writing by the dozen. He was employed by the Canadian Children's Book Centre from 1982-1989, and currently works as a freelance editor and instructor of writing-for-children courses out of Scarborough, Ontario.







young adult fiction anthology

188 pages / trade paper

Available in the US
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Teacher Resource Guide

Notes Across the Aisle

ISBN: 978-1-895449-45-7

A sequel to the acclaimed Blue Jean Collection, Notes Across the Aisle contains the best stories from the 1994 cross Canada Young Adult Short Story Competition.

“Dynamite for a school curriculum.”  —  Quill & Quire.

“This cover is an intriguing invitation to a collection of stories so strong they could be used as examples of the recognized principles of successful short story writing for children and adolescents.”
Regina Sun.

Notes Across the Aisle will provide a wide base for teen discussion of and response to critical issues and morals and values education.


Beaty, Mary. Quill & Quire .
Caton, Jacolyn. “Anthology speaks the language of young adults.” NeWest Review (August/September 1996): 31.
Caton, Jacolyn. “Children's book reviews.” Regina Sun . May 5, 1996. 28.
Clemence, Verne. “Signs of spring arrive.” Saskatoon Star-Phoenix . May 13, 1995.
Jenkinson, Dave. Canadian Children's Literature (July 1996): 77.
de Vos, Gail. Resource Links (April 1996): 175-6.

*Teacher Resource Guide Available free with class set purchases


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