Rona Arato visited Alberta during the week of November 1 – 6, 2015 to receive her Rocky Mountain Book Award 2015 Gold Medal for her winning title, The Last Train a Holocaust Story. Rona had a busy week with 11 school readings all sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Book Award. She received her medal from RMBA Co-chairs Ruth McMahon and Michelle Dimnik at Chinook High School. The medal was presented again at the University of Lethbridge Book Store, this reading was open to the general public. Rona visited schools in Lethbridge, Coaldale, Brooks, Medicine Hat and Calgary.