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Children's Fiction Post-confederation (1867-)

What-If Sara

by (author) Rhea Tregebov

illustrated by Leanne Franson

Publisher
Second Story Press
Initial publish date
Oct 1999
Category
Post-Confederation (1867-), Homelessness & Poverty
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9781896764221
    Publish Date
    Oct 1999
    List Price
    $14.95
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781896764207
    Publish Date
    Oct 1999
    List Price
    $7.95

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 5 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
  • Reading age: 5 to 8

Description

Sara is always wondering "what if?" Caught up in the daily struggles in Depression-era Winnipeg, Sara’s busy parents can’t stop to answer. Sara's imagination turns into resourcefulness when her parents ask for help.

About the authors

Rhea Tregebov is the author of seven critically acclaimed books of poetry, most recently All Souls' (Wolsak & Wynn, 2019). She has also published five popular children's picture books including The Big Storm and What-If Sara, which are set in Winnipeg. She has edited ten anthologies of essays, poetry and fiction, most recently Arguing with the Storm. Her work has received a number of literary prizes, including the Nancy Richler Award for fiction (for Rue des Rosiers) as well as the Segal , Prairie Schooner Readers' Choice Award, and the Malahat Review Long Poem Award for her poetry. Rue des Rosiers is her second novel. The Knife Sharpener’s Bell, her first, won the J.I. Segal Prize in English Fiction. Born in Saskatoon and raised in Winnipeg, Tregebov lived for many years in Toronto, working as a freelance writer, editor, and instructor. From 2005 to 2017 she taught Creative Writing at UBC. She is now an Associate Professor Emerita at UBC. 

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LEANNE FRANSON first studied Fine Arts at Concordia University. After working as a dishwasher, massage therapist, short-order cook, waitress, foot courier, and clerk at a fine arts materials shop, she decided to devote herself to illustrating children's books. She has done work for Soulières Éditeur, Annick Press, Scholastic, Les éditions de la courte échelle, Canadian Living Magazine, Bayard Canada, and many more. Originally from Regina, SK, she lives with her son, two cats, and her Saint-Bernard in Montreal.

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