Books by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch

DANCE OF THE BANISHED by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch
Released: March 1, 2015

"An eye-opening exposé of historical outrages committed in two countries, with intriguing glimpses of a minority group that is not well-known in the Americas. (afterword) (Historical fiction. 11-14)"
World War I separates a betrothed Anatolian couple—leaving one to witness the Armenian genocide and sending the other to a prison camp…in Canada. Read full book review >
WHEN MAMA GOES TO WORK by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch
Released: March 15, 2014

"Spare in both text and art, earnest in heart, limited in scope. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Various mothers and children have parallel experiences throughout their days. Read full book review >
Released: Jan. 1, 2013

"Readers of this moving refugee story will celebrate as well. (Nonfiction. 9-12)"
New in Canada and unable even to understand the language, Tuyet faces a painful operation to straighten an ankle bent by polio years earlier in Vietnam. Read full book review >
Released: March 15, 2012

"Immediate and compelling, this moving refugee story deserves a wide audience. (historical note, resources, index) (Nonfiction. 10-15)"
As Saigon was falling to the North Vietnamese in April 1975, those who were caring for babies and children orphaned by the war worried about the fate of their charges. A series of evacuation flights called "Operation Babylift" carried several thousand young children to other countries around the world. Read full book review >
DAUGHTER OF WAR by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch
Released: June 1, 2008

"A good match with Adam Bagdasarian's Forgotten Fire (2002). (map, historical note) (Fiction. 14 & up)"
Following Nobody's Child (2003) and Aram's Choice (2006), Skrypuch continues the story of the Armenian genocide, this time focusing on the lives of Marta Hovsepian and Kevork Adomian. Read full book review >