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Award-Winning Author
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COMING SOON

Out Tuesday, June 18, 2024
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About
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Biography

Alexandra is an award-winning author based out of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and the founder of Wishing Star Publishing.

 

The books she writes for kids are books meant to inspire kindness, inclusion, social awareness and understanding. Her latest release, Masterpiece, recently earned a coveted Kirkus Star and has been featured in both The Edmonton Journal and the June 15th edition of Kirkus Reviews Magazine.

Alexandra is also the founder of Global Masterpiece Day, a project inspiring inclusion in classrooms everywhere! On this day, teachers and students honour autistic thinkers,  celebrate differences, and share how differences make each of us a true masterpiece. In 2023, over 40 different classrooms in Canada, the States and the UK participated and over 1,000 students were part of the day!

 

Alexandra absolutely loves visiting schools and spreading the love of books to students! She is open to school visits and week-long residenciesShe is also available for keynotes. Some of the topics she speaks about are the impact of educators on the lives of students, the power of our lived experiences and stories, and the journey to follow our soul's purpose. Combining her 13 years in the classroom and her journey to become an author, Alexandra delivers poignant speeches that motivate participants and illustrate the importance of our own stories.​​

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Books
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Reviews

"Of all the children's books I've read, Masterpiece is one of my favourites. It should be required reading for every child."

LOUISE JANE

CEO, The Golden Wizard Book Prize

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Awards

Masterpiece is a critically-acclaimed book, receiving a Kirkus Star! This is one of the highest honours to receive in the book industry and recognizes books of exceptional merit. Masterpiece was also recognized by Kirkus as one of the top 100 Indie Books in 2023. Alexandra has also won a Gold Medal from The Readers' Favorite Awards, was awarded a 2022 Golden Wizard Book Prize, a 2022 Females of Fiction Award through Hindi's Libraries, and placed as a Top 3 Finalist for Book of the Year!

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Global Masterpiece Day

Founded by Alexandra Hoffman, Global Masterpiece Day is a project that inspires inclusion in classrooms everywhere! On this day, teachers and students honour autistic thinkers, celebrate differences, and share how differences make each of us a true masterpiece.

 

In 2023, the inaugural year, Global Masterpiece Day was celebrated in over 40 schools in Canada, the States and the UK, with almost 1,000 students participating.

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