The Darkest Corner of the World is listed in the Best Books for Kids and Teens (Spring 2013) published by The Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Thanks, CCBC!
The Darkest Corner of the World is a candidate in Woozles Teen Battle of the Books 2014! Let the reading begin!
Urve writes historical fiction about Eastern Europe. Her writing is inspired by little-known stories of stubbornness, bravery, and ingenuity during World War II.
Available in bookstores in Canada and the USA, and everywhere on Kindle and Kobo.
Resource LInks: Best of 2012 List (Rated “E” Excellent)
“As historical fiction is meant to, Madli’s struggle makes Estonia during World War II seem immediate and relatable. Her everyday chores, crushes on boys and daydreams make this a perfect slice-of-life story… this is a good pick for historical fiction collections, particularly since it is an often overlooked piece of history.” Best of 2012 list here.
CM Magazine: Highly recommended (3.5 out of 4).
“In the tradition of well-written historical fiction, Tamberg has managed to strike a healthy balance between fact and fiction throughout… A worthy addition to the historical fiction collection of any library..“ For more information, please visit her Books page.
In Canada: Chapters-Indigo Amazon.ca Local bookstores
In the USA: Barnes & Noble Amazon.com
Dominik Kurek interviews Urve for The Oakville Beaver here .
BLOG INTERVIEWS & REVIEWS
RECOGNITION: Top Grade Fall 2012 Selection by the 49th Shelf. Click here.
Best Books for Kids and Teens (Spring 2013) by The Canadian Children’s Book Centre.
Candidate in Woozles Teen Battle of the Books 2014.
CHS Book Club has chosen The Darkest Corner of the World as one of their 2013/2014 Book Club selections.
TEACHERS & LIBRARIANS: For a list of possible workshop and presentation topics, please visit the For Readers page. Ask about a free 20 minute Q and A via Skype. Check out Urve’s Pinterest for pictures of Estonia, and location settings in the novel.
WHERE TO FIND URVE: Urve enjoys connecting with readers and writers of all ages. You can find out more about her schedule on her Events page.
BOOK CLUBS: Please click here to contact Urve. Connect in person or via Skype.