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The Secret of Sentinel Rock

by Judith Silverthorne

The Secret of Sentinel Rock

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Visiting her grandmother's farm, Emily encounters a strangely-dressed girl her age, and discovers that she's a relative -- from another time!

Who is this oddly dressed girl? Where did she come from? What is she doing on the rock outcrop, Emily's favourite spot on her late grandmother's farm? Come to think of it, where is the farm?

Emily, a twelve-year-old girl from the city, has come to say goodbye to the family homestead following her grandmother's funeral.Magically, miraculously, she finds herself transported back to a bygone era when pioneers first settled the Canadian prairies. How did she get here - and how will she get back home?

The Secret of Sentinel Rock is a rich, descriptive story of hope and inspirarion as Emily finds the confidence to get on with her future. Letting go of the past does not mean having to forget it.

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ISBN
9781550501032
eISBN
9781550508833
Size
5.25" x 7.5" 168 pages
Ages:
9+
Price
8.95 CDN; 7.95 USD
E-Book Price
CDN; USD
Categories
Juvenile Novel Tradepaper 9+
Author
Judith Silverthorne
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About the Author

Judith Silverthorne is a multiple-award winning Regina-based writer. She is the author of seven novels for young readers with Coteau books, including: The Secret of Sentinel Rock, The Secret of the Stone House, Dinosaur Hideout, Dinosaur Breakout, Dinosaur Stakeout and Dinosaur Blackout.Her latest title, The Secret of the Stone Circle, is being released in spring 2010.

Two of her novels for young readers have won the Saskatchewan Book Award for Children's Literature. Her titles have received the "Our Choice" designation from the Canadian Children's Book Centre, while her first book, The Secret of Sentinel Rock, was also nominated for the Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Writing for Young People.

As a freelance writer, she has written several hundred articles and columns for newspapers and magazines. During the last few years she has also worked as an editor, researcher, curator, scriptwriter, and a television documentary producer. She also does writing workshops and film classes, and does extensive author presentations and workshops.

Judith Silverthorne has lived most of her life in Saskatchewan, in both urban and rural settings, and it is the source of much of her material. She has recently returned from extensive travelling and teaching English to foreign students and currently teaches at the Centre for Continuing Education, University of Regina and is a regular contributor to numerous publications, including Regina's Fine Lifestyles. Visit Judith Silverthorne online at judithsilverthorne.ca or dinosaurbooks4kids.com

www.judithsilverthorne.ca

Awards

Winner – Children's Literature Award, Saskatchewan Book Awards

Finalist – Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Writing for Young People

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