GROWING UP IN WILD HORSE CANYON
explores Okanagan history by focusing on Wild Horse Canyon in Okanagan Mountain Provincial Park
(south of Kelowna, BC) and its vicinity. This advanced picture book, with text by Karen Autio and illustrated by
will include natural and social history. A young Okanagan (Syilx) man on a quest … horses wild and tamed … fur brigades with their French-Canadian and Syilx wranglers … secret
Second World War commando training: all are linked to the canyon and area. Written and designed for young readers and for adults with reading challenges, this history of place will
be of interest far beyond the Okanagan Valley.