Yolanda Ridge

Middle Grade Author

Press Kit


Yolanda Ridge is a middle grade author from Rossland, BC. Born in Ontario, she  lived all across Canada before settling in the Selkirk mountains where she enjoys skiing and biking with her family. Drawing on her past experience as a genetic counsellor and teacher, Yolanda loves crafting contemporary fiction and doing author visits.

Yolanda is represented by Kristy Hunter of the Knight Agency. She can be contacted at yolandaridge@yahoo.ca. To find out more, please visit http://www.yolandaridge.com.


Hudson, an athlete and aspiring firefighter, learns that his uncle has a rare respiratory illness to which he may also be genetically predisposed. 

HARDCOVER 978-1-77138-620-3 | Sep 5, 2017
List Price: USD $16.99, CAD $18.99
EBOOK 978-1-77138-952-5 | Sep 5, 2017
List Price: $4.99
Grades: 4 To 7 / Ages: 9 to 12 / 660L
Keywords: family, coming of age, mystery, basketball, genetics,  self identity, fire fighter, secrets

Kids Can Press, Amazon.com, Amazon.ca, Indigo

While spending the summer in Ontario, Bree fights the development of a highway through her grandma’s farmland.

PAPERBACK  978-1-45980-045-8 | April 1, 2012
List Price: $7.95
EBOOK 978-1-45980-047-2 | April 1, 2012
List Price: $5.99
Grades: 2 to 4 / Ages: 8 to 11 / 650L
Selling Points: rural life, family, activism

Orca Book Publishers, Amazon.com, Amazon.ca, Indigo


Bree fights a bylaw against tree climbing by rallying the kids in her townhouse complex.

PAPERBACK  978-1-55469-385-6 | May 1, 2011
List Price: $7.95
EBOOK 978-1-54469-969-8 | May 1, 2011
List Price: $5.99
Grades: 2 to 4 / Ages: 8 to 11 / 650L
Selling Points: tree-climbing, activism, courage


Available for author visits, workshops,conferences, and interviews. Please contact yolanda_ridge@yahoo.ca

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