Serafina's Promise

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Serafina's Promise

By Ann E. Burg

Scholastic Press, Hardcover, 9780545535649, 299pp.

Publication Date: September 24, 2013

A luminous novel in verse from the author of the Jefferson Cup award winner "All the Broken Pieces." Serafina has a secret dream. She wants to go to school and become a doctor with her best friend, Julie Marie. But in their rural village outside Port-au-Prince, Haiti, many obstacles stand in Serafina's way.

About the Author
Former educator Ann E. Burg has been writing since early childhood. Her other books with Sleeping Bear Press are E is for Empire: A New York State Alphabet; Times Square: A New York State Number Book; and Rebekkah's Journey. She lives in upstate New York.