The Year Mrs. Montague Cried



ISBN: :9781894838573

The Year Mrs. Montague Cried

  Author:   Susan White    
  Publisher:  Acorn Press

When Taylor is just nine years old, her brother Corey becomes terminally ill. During this time she writes a journal that mirrors her family’s journey through treatment, separation, coming to terms with a terminal illness, and the possible loss of a sibling. It is a touching story of relationships and personal growth, which encourages discussion of many important issues faced by young adults. The novel – Susan White’s first – won the young adult category of the Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia 2010 Atlantic Writing Competition.

Details and Specs
Item AC0067
PublisherAcorn Press
PublishedMay 6 2011
Language eng
Pages 160
Format Paperback
Dimensions7.5(in) x 5(in)
Susan White was born in New Brunswick and as a teenager her family moved to the Kingston Peninsula and she only left long enough to earn her BA and BEd at St. Thomas University in Fredericton. She and her husband raised four children and ran a small farm while she taught elementary school. Since retiring she is grateful to now have the time to work on her writing. She is the author of Waiting for Still Water, Maple Sugar Pie and four middle-grade novels, including the Ann Connor Brimer Award winning novel The Year Mrs. Montague Cried.