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The Resource Serafina's Promise

Serafina's Promise

Label
Serafina's Promise
Title
Serafina's Promise
Statement of responsibility
by Ann E. Burg
Title variation
Serafinas promise
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a novel in verse
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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— little money, never-ending chores, and Manman's worries. More powerful even than all of these are the heavy rains and the shaking earth that test Serafina's resolve in ways she never dreamed.At once heartbreaking and hopeful, this exquisitely crafted story will leave a lasting impression on your heart
Summary
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 as she promised
Pace
Writing style
Character
Award
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Fiction, 2013
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2014
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10225425
Cataloging source
NJQ/DLC
Index
no index present
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590
Literary form
fiction
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  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Target audience
juvenile
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a novel in verse
Label
Serafina's Promise
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Publication
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OVERDRIVE:b6fd3fce-9ff0-469a-bceb-e64c29eb0398
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780545549943
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Serafina's Promise
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:b6fd3fce-9ff0-469a-bceb-e64c29eb0398
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780545549943
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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