Carol Matas

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Carol Matas
GenreChildren's literature

Carol Matas is a Canadian writer.

Carol Matas has had more than forty-five books for young people published over several decades, including science fiction, fantasy, historical and contemporary. Her novels often reflect a Jewish perspective, and her best-known are set during the Holocaust. Her books have been highly honored. She has been shortlisted for the Governor General's Awards twice.[1]


  • After the War
  • Cloning Miranda
  • The Second Clone
  • The Dark Clone
  • Of Two Minds (with Perry Nodelman)
  • More Minds (with Perry Nodelman)
  • Out of their Minds (with Perry Nodelman)
  • A Meeting of Minds (with Perry Nodelman)
  • The Freak
  • The Garden
  • Jesper
  • Kris's War (formerly Code Name Kris)
  • Lisa's War
  • Past Crimes (2007)
  • Sparks Fly Upward
  • Visions
  • The War Within
  • Daniel's Story
  • The Primrose Path
  • Footsteps in the Snow: The Red River Diary of Isobel Scott (part of Dear Canada series)
  • Turned Away: The World War II Diary of Devorah Bernstein (part of Dear Canada series)
  • A Season for Miracles: Twelve Tales of Christmas (contributor, part of Dear Canada series)
  • Pieces of the Past: The Holocaust Diary of Rose Rabinowitz (part of Dear Canada series)
  • A Time for Giving: Ten Tales of Christmas (contributor, part of Dear Canada series)
  • Behind Enemy Lines: World War II, Sam Frederiksen (part of I Am Canada series)
  • Greater Than Angels
  • The Lost Locket
  • In my Enemy's House
  • Past Crimes (Fictive Press, 2020)
  • Cloning Miranda (Fictive Press, 2017)
  • Tucson Jo (Fictive Press, 2014), National Jewish Book Awards Finalist
  • When I Die: A meditation on death for children & their families (Fictive Press, 2013)
  • A Struggle for Hope (Scholastic Canada, 2021)


  1. ^ "Member Profile".

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