Wednesday 29 January 2014

Blue Gold

by Elizabeth Stewart
Annick Press
304 pp.
Ages 12+
January, 2014

The blurb that accompanies the book release by last year's Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction for Young People and the John Spray Mystery Award winner, Elizabeth Stewart, reads as follows:
Coltan, or “blue gold,” is a rare mineral used in making cell phones and computers. Across continents, the lives of three teen girls are affected by the “blue gold” trade.
(Retrieved from on January 29, 2014.)