If This Is Home finalist for the SYRCA Snow Willow Award!

If This Is Home finalist for the SYRCA Snow Willow Award!

Posted on April 15 by HeatherM in Awards
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April 15, 2019 – Dundurn Press is thrilled to announce that Kristine Scarrow’s If This Is Home, is a finalist for the 2019 Saskatchewan Young Readers’ Choice Snow Willow Award!

If This Is Home is a story of love and family that follows young Jayce, who helps her single mother and cares for her four-year-old sister while her mother works two jobs. When her mother is diagnosed with cancer, Jayce decides to seek out her estranged father in the hopes that he will return to their family and make everything better.

Kristine’s new YA novel, The Gamer’s Guide to Getting the Girl, is coming out June 22, 2019.

Kristine Scarrow is the author of the young adult novels The 11th Hour, If This Is Home, and Throwaway Girl. She is the writer-in-residence at St. Paul’s Hospital in Saskatoon, where she teaches writing as a healing art in the community. Kristine lives in Saskatoon.

Learn more about the Willow Awards here. Award winners will be announced in May, 2020.