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Alison Lohans’ PICTURING ALYSSA a double-nominee!

alison lohans saskatchewan book award YA novel young adultAlison Lohans‘ young adult novel Picturing Alyssa (Dundurn Press 2011) has been shortlisted for two 2011 Saskatchewan Book Awards! Nominated for the Children’s Literature Award and the Regina Book Award, Picturing Alyssa follows young Alyssa Dixon as she steps back in time to escape her family’s troubles, only to discover that those living  in Depression-era Iowa have a set of troubles all their own. 

Previously Picturing Alyssa was praised by CM Magazine for its “realistic and touching” treatment of sibling relationships, and by the Saskatoon Star-Phoenix for its careful rendering of time travel.

The awards will be handed out in Regina, Saskatchewan, on April 28, 2012.

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