More information about Don Aker can be found on his website: Fiction The Fifth Rule Reef becomes the centre of controversy while he tries to rebuild his reputation and his relationship with Leeza, the only girl he has ever loved.This YA novel has one of the best starts of any I have read. aloud to students elicits a most powerful reaction.

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His young adult fiction has earned him numerous awards, among them the Canadian Library Association’s Honour Book Award for The Space Between, the Ontario Library Association’s White Pine Award for The First Stone, Atlantic Canada’s Ann Connor Brimer Award for The First Stone and Of Things Not Seen, and the Canadian Authors Association’s Lilla Stirling Award for Of Things Not Seen and One on One.

The father of two daughters, Don lives with his wife on Nova Scotia’s Bay of Fundy shoreline.

The climax involves Reef’s going to confront Decker while Leeza races to stop him, and Aker uses short chapters alternating between the characters to keep readers on the edges of their seats.

There is no need to have read The First Stone in order to enjoy The Fifth Rule – it stands alone perfectly well-, but anyone who has read the original book will definitely want to read this conclusion to Reef and Leeza’s story.

When she’s not writing she attends Al Hikmah Islamic Centre for their full time program on the study of the Qur’an.

She also co-host of The Woman Up Podcast, an open discussion with women of all walks of life from almost every continent as they journey into self betterment, one conversation at a time.

Photos and essays detail the building of this collector’s model rifle, valued at over 0,000, which has made its way through the hands of the world’s most renowned artisan gunmakers, and from the walnut orchard in Australia where the wood was harvested for the stock to the checkering cradle in Montana; from the steel mill in Michigan to the engraver’s vise in Arizona — where it now sits waiting for final customization.

The book includes photos by award winning firearms photographer Ron Toews and descriptive narrative from many of the contributing artisans.

She is currently working on her first book, a memoir on her personal journey with the niqab as a woman that veils.

Agent: Marie Campbell A former high school teacher, Don Aker has written nineteen books, among them several novels for teenagers.

(Harper Collins Canada, Fall 2007) Highly Recommended, cm Magazine Shortlist, 2008 White Pine Award, Ontario Library Association “Relayed in first person narrative, Jace reveals himself to be a complex and richly layered character whose attempts to fill in the spaces in his notebook reward him with something more valuable than what he initially expected to find in Mexico- a sense of identity, and resolution.