Serafina's Promise (Paperback)

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NAACP Image Award winner and ALA Notable, this luminous, celebrated novel in verse is now in paperback.

Serafina made a secret promiseto go to school and learn to readso she can become a doctorwith her best friend, Julie Marie.But following her dream isn't easy-endless chores, little moneyand stomach-rumbling hungerall test her resolve.When an earthquake hits and separates Serafina from friends and family,she encounters her biggest test of all.Serafina made a secret promise.Will she survive to keep it?

About the Author


Ann Burg's debut novel, All the Broken Pieces, was named an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, a Jefferson Cup award winner and an IRA Notable Book for a Global Society, among its many honors. Her follow-up, Serafina's Promise, was named an ALA Notable, a Parents' Choice Gold Award Winner, and an NAACP Image Award finalist. Her latest novel, Unbound, was the winner of the New-York Historical Society Children's History Book Prize and the Christopher Award, among other distinctions. Burg worked as an English teacher for ten years before becoming a full-time writer. She lives in Rhinebeck, New York, with her family. Visit her online at annburg.com.

Praise For…


Awards and Nominations for SERAFINA'S PROMISE:Kirkus Best Book of the YearParents' Choice Gold Award winnerSchool Library Journal Best Books of the YearNew York Public Library 100 Books for Giving and SharingThe Herald-Sun Wilde Award for Longer books, Middle grade novelCybils Awards Finalists, Middle Grade FictionNAACP Image Awards Outstanding Literary Work-Youth/Teens nomineeALA Notable BookALA Notable Trade Book in the Field of Social StudiesMichigan Great Lakes Great Books Award nomineeBank Street College Children's Book Committee - Best Children's Books of the YearAmericas Award, Commended Title

Awards and Nominations for SERAFINA'S PROMISE:Kirkus Best Book of the YearParents' Choice Gold Award winnerSchool Library Journal Best Books of the YearNew York Public Library 100 Books for Giving and SharingThe Herald-Sun Wilde Award for Longer books, Middle grade novelCybils Awards Finalists, Middle Grade FictionNAACP Image Awards Outstanding Literary Work-Youth/Teens nomineeALA Notable BookALA Notable Trade Book in the Field of Social StudiesMichigan Great Lakes Great Books Award nomineeBank Street College Children's Book Committee - Best Children's Books of the YearAmericas Award, Commended Title


Product Details
ISBN: 9780545535670
ISBN-10: 0545535670
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Publication Date: July 28th, 2015
Pages: 304
Language: English