#ShareAReviewDay Tuesday – Amanda in Alberta by Darlene Foster

This afternoon, I’d like to welcome Darlene Foster back to The Write Stuff. This time, Darlene is sharing a review of her book Amanda in Alberta. I know you’ll enjoy it, and Darlene and I would both be grateful if you’d share it, as well. Thanks!

More exciting adventures with Amanda and Leah, this time in Alberta, Canada
By Christa Polkinhorn

Amanda is overjoyed. Leah, her best friend from England, is coming for a visit. Amanda and her parents have a whole sightseeing tour ready for her. They take her horseback riding, on a cattle drive, they visit a dinosaur museum, and Leah gets to meet Armanda’s extended family. Everything seems perfect until Amanda finds a stone one the cowboys lost. She soon realizes that quite a few unsavory characters are very interested in this stone and she wants to know why. Leave it up to spunky, feisty Armanda to get herself and her friend into a lot of trouble. This is another fun read for the young and the young-at-heart, full of quirky characters and fascinating adventures. And you learn some very interesting facts about that part of Canada.


Amanda is delighted to show Leah around Alberta during her visit from England. They take in the Calgary Stampede, go on a cattle drive, visit Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, spend time with the dinosaurs at the Royal Tyrrell Museum and explore the crazy Hoodoos. When Amanda finds a stone with a unique mark on it, she doesn’t think it’s important until everyone seems to want it – including a very ornery cowboy. Is this stone worth ruining Leah’s holiday and placing them both in danger? Spend time with Amanda as she explores her own country while attempting to decipher the mysterious writing on the stone and keep it from those determined to take it from her.

Buy Amanda in Alberta HERE

Author Darlene Foster

Brought up in southern Alberta, Darlene Foster dreamt of writing stories, travelling the world and meeting interesting people. It’s no surprise that after a number of interesting jobs, she’s now an award-winning author of the exciting Amanda Travels series featuring spunky 12-year-old Amanda Ross who loves to travel to unique places. Readers of all ages enjoy travelling with Amanda as she unravels one mystery after another. When she isn’t travelling herself, Darlene divides her time between the west coast of Canada and the Costa Blanca, Spain with her husband and entertaining dog, Dot. She believes everyone is capable of making their dreams come true if they´re willing to step out of their comfort zone. 

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23 thoughts on “#ShareAReviewDay Tuesday – Amanda in Alberta by Darlene Foster

    • You know, I’ve been meaning to ask Darlene about the age bracket for this series. My 6-year old grandson is learning to read, but my daughter still reads “chapter books” aloud to him, and he’s pretty smart. He might really enjoy these books, especially since they visit different places. He likes to learn about the world. Glad your granddaughter might enjoy them, too. 🙂 I just checked and the age range listed is 8 to 13 years. Kaelen’s enjoying books at the 8/9 year old level now, so he might be ready for them soon.

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    • Thank you so much. It’s never too early to start building the library. Some grandparents have been reading my books to the kids when they are 3 and 4 years old. That way you can both enjoy it. xo

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