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
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