Joy of Apex

Illustrated by Ann Kronheimer

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Joy is ten years old, living in Apex, Nunavut-a small town outside of Iqaluit-and loving life. Her little sister Allashua may be annoying, but all in all Joy loves living at the top of the world in Apex, or Niaqunngun as it's called in Inuktitut. She's doing well in school and even has a crush on a boy. But Joy begins to notice her parents fighting a lot more than usual. Her mom is staying with her sisters in Iqaluit more than she is home. And Joy's perfect life soon becomes a lot more complicated.As Joy navigates her parents' separation and its affect on her family, she learns some valuable lessons about how to cope when life gets tough.Told in the wry, funny voice of a smart and savvy ten-year-old girl, this book will appeal to young readers everywhere who have ever wished that things would just stay the way they are.

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