- Alex Lyttle
- April 1, 2017
- Juvenile Fiction | 256pp
- Trade Paper 978-1-77168-111-7 $9.95
- Ebook 978-1-77168-112-4 $5.99
From Ant to Eagle
My name is Calvin Sinclair, I’m eleven years old and I have a confession… I killed my brother.
It’s the summer before grade six and Calvin Sinclair is bored to tears. He’s recently moved from a big city to a small town and there’s nothing to do. It’s hot, he has no friends and the only kid around is his six-year-old brother, Sammy, who can barely throw a basketball as high as the hoop. Cal occupies his time by getting his brother to do almost anything: from collecting ants to doing Calvin’s chores. And Sammy is all too eager – as long as it means getting a “Level” and moving one step closer to his brother’s Eagle status.
When Calvin meets Aleta Alvarado, a new girl who shares his love for Goosebumps books and adventure, Sammy is pushed aside. Cal feels guilty but not enough to change. At least not until a diagnosis makes things at home start falling apart and he’s left wondering whether Sammy will ever complete his own journey…
From Ant to Eagle.
Winner, Silver Birch Fiction Award 2018
Winner, Rocky Mountain Book Award 2019
Finalist, Alberta Writers Guild 2019
Finalist, Foreword Indies Book of the Year 2017
Winner, Red Cedar Award 2019
“An honest portrayal of love, loss, and friendship.” — School Library Journal
“Tender, direct, and honest.” — Kirkus Reviews
“A moving and ultimately hopeful book.” — Booklist