Promise Song

Promise Song

by Linda Holeman


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780887763878
Publisher: Tundra
Publication date: 03/28/1997
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 5.13(w) x 7.62(h) x 0.67(d)
Lexile: 880L (what's this?)
Age Range: 11 - 14 Years

About the Author

Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Linda Holeman had always dreamed of becoming an author. Her first writing success came when she was in grade 5. A story she had written was aired on the CBC radio program “Story Broadcast Journal” and she still has a copy of the booklet it was published in.

Her career has included stints as a classroom and resource teacher and an adult workshop instructor. Her first published work as an adult was a collection of short stories called Saying Good-bye in 1995. She is the author of Frankie on the Run, a picture book and Flying to Yellow and The Devil’s Darning Needle, two collections of short stories for adults. Her fiction and non-fiction pieces have appeared in numerous anthologies.

Both Promise Song, her first young adult novel and Mercy’s Birds, her second, were selected for Books for the Teen Age lists by The New York Public Library. Her third YA novel, Raspberry House Blues, was published in Fall 2000 to excellent reviews. All three novels feature strong female teen protagonists and have been praised for the true representation of character, and especially, dialogue. Search of the Moon King’s Daughter is a new work of historical fiction, already being well received. Linda Holeman lives in Winnipeg.

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Promise Song 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I LOVED the Promise Song. It was so good. I was crying in the end though, because it was so sad. One thing I didn't get was if it was her sister at the end, you know, who she was waving to. That part was kind of confusing. Besides that, this book is so far, my favirote!
Guest More than 1 year ago
Promise Song is a well written story. Although hard to write a novel Study for!