Cherie Dimaline's YA novel The Marrow Thieves optioned for television

The Marrow Thieves is a national bestseller. (CBC)The Marrow Thieves is a national bestseller. (CBC)

Jane van Koeverden · CBC · May 1

The Marrow Thievesby Métis author Cherie Dimaline, has been optioned for television by Vancouver production company Thunderbird Entertainment, whose credits include Blade Runner 2049 and season two of Kim's Convenience.

Published to critical acclaim in 2017, The Marrow Thieves won both the Governor General's Literary Award for young people's literature — text and the Kirkus Prize for Young Readers. It was defended by singer Jully Black on Canada Reads 2018.


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