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Nadine Neema

Nadine Neema is a singer, songwriter, storyteller and workshop facilitator of Egyptian and Lebanese ancestry. She was born in Montreal.

Fiction, (Juvenile, Picture book)

Journal of a Travelling Girl

Illustrated by Archie Beaverho.
Victoria: Wandering Fox, 2020.

Publisher’s Synopsis (From its website)

This fictional coming-of-age story traces a young girl’s reluctant journey by canoe through the ancestral lands of the Tłı̨chǫ People, as she gradually comes to understand and appreciate their culture and the significance of their fight for self-government.

Awards and Honours

2021 Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction for Young People (Finalist)
2021 Jean Little First-Novel Award (Finalist)


Nadine Neema personal website

Publisher Heritage House, owner of the Wandering Fox imprint