Author Wab Kinew reaches out to his young audience through their virtual world

Walking in Two Worlds by Wab Kinew

By Shari Narine Local Journalism Initiative Reporter When the coronavirus pandemic forced school-learning to happen remotely in the beginning of 2020, it occurred to Wab Kinew that most teenage communication had already been happening virtually. It was with that in mind that Kinew launched his two-volume series that saw his young characters not only interact in the real world, but through gaming as well. The second book in that series, The Everlasting Road, has just been released. It follows two years after the first in the series, Kinew’s Aurora Award winning Walking in Two Worlds. “Most kids are gamers and just to put things in their perspective, video games are a pretty important part of the landscape and I thought it was a good way to connect,’’ said Kinew, who…

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