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Serafina's Promise
 

Serafina's Promise (Library Binding, Bound for Schools & Libraries ed.)

By Burg, Ann E.

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In a poor village outside of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Serafina works hard to help her family, but dreams of going to school and becoming a doctor--then the earthquake hits and Serafina must summon all her courage to find her father and still get medicine for her sick baby brother a... read full description below.

ISBN 9780606396660
Barcode 9780606396660
Published 28 July 2015 by Turtleback Books
Format Library Binding, Bound for Schools & Libraries ed.
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ISBN-13 9780606396660
ISBN-10 0606396667
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Turtleback Books
Imprint Turtleback Books
Publication Date 28 July 2015
Publication Country United States United States
Format Library Binding, Bound for Schools & Libraries ed.
Edition Bound for Schools & Libraries ed.
Author(s) By Burg, Ann E.
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Personal Awareness & Social Issues
Personal Family, Relationship & Social Issues
Number of Pages 304
Dimensions Width: 135mm
Height: 188mm
Spine: 25mm
Weight 272g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
Library of Congress Brothers and sisters, Novels in verse, Earthquakes, Haiti, Family life - Haiti
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code FIC
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

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 hitsand separates Serafinafrom friends and family, she encounters her biggest test of all. Serafina made a secret promise.Will she survive to keep it?

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review 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

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Author's Bio

Ann Burg's debut novel, ALL THE BROKEN PIECES, was named a Jefferson Cup award winner and an IRA Notable Book for a Global Society, among its many honors. Burg worked as an English teacher for ten years before becoming a full-time writer. She lives in Rhinebeck, New York, with her family. You can visit her online at www.annburg.com

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