Melanie Florence is a writer of Cree and Scottish heritage. Her close relationship with her grandfather sparked her interest in writing about Aboriginal themes and characters. She is the author of Missing Nimâmâ, which won the 2016 TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award. Join Melanie as she launches her new bookJust Lucky, story of a girl who loses her family and must face life in foster care. This book celebrates the strength and resilience of children, and explores the way you can choose the people you call family.  Melanie lives with her family in Toronto.