Nomination: Susanna Moodie: Roughing It in the Bush

Shields, Carol and Crowe, Patrick.  Susanna Moodie: Roughing It in the Bush. Illus. By Selena Goulding.  2016. 152p. Second Story Press, $22.95 (978-1-77260-003-2).  Gr. 7-up.

Susanna Moodie’s classic book “Roughing it in the Bush” became an acclaimed international sensation, but was derided by many in her adopted home, Canada, for being too unflattering. This graphic novel shares the life and words of a pioneer who struggled for her family’s very survival.


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