Brian: A New Beginning

Rated 4.50/5 based on 2 reviews
10-year-old Bronislav finds that immigrating from the Soviet Union
means facing bullying and other hardships. But he triumphs over
adversity, handles a serious crisis, makes friends and even finds a
way to make some money for his struggling family. More

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Words: 19,080
Language: English
ISBN: 9780988074002
About Wanda Thompson

Wanda Thompson has been published in newspapers and has written several books among which are Brian - A New Beginning, 1924 Wembley Rodeo, The Mighty Transformer and The Adventures of Princess Jasmine. She has won literary contests and has studied with the Institute of Children's Literature in Redding Ridge, Connecticut. She has also attended the Writing with Style (Historical Fiction) residency workshop at the Banff Fine Arts Centre. Wanda is also interested in photography. She was published in the local newspaper for her article "What Is Love?" She also won Project Read's competition for her short story "Inferno" in 2011.

Wanda's next project is to write about the abuse women suffered in the early 19th century at the hands of those who should have been their protectors and works with her own photos.

Wanda was nominated for a Global EBook Award for Brian: A New Beginning in April 2012


Review by: Patrick Woywitka on July 22, 2012 :
Excellent book!!! I couldn't put it down until I had read all of it in one go. Very inspiring and good depth. Great story line and interesting characters. It's a must read book for those who need a lift. Excited to read the next book by this author.
(reviewed long after purchase)

Review by: Dolores A McCabe on July 05, 2012 :
Brian is a lonely little Russian child who is trying to adapt to life in America. The author treats Brian's story with love and compassion. This is an interesting story for anyone trying to understand the first generation immigrant experience,
(reviewed long after purchase)

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