HARTMAN, Rachel




Author Tags: Kidlit & Young Adult

Rachel Hartman's first fantasy novel Seraphina (Doubleday Canada 2012) was a finalist for the Sheila A. Egoff Children’s Literature Prize awarded to the best non-illustrated book written for children by a B.C. author, a New York Times bestseller and winner of the William C. Morris YA Debut Award.

Hartman's 596-page sequel Shadow Scale (Doubleday 2015) continues to follow the half-dragon, half-human Seraphina as she struggles to unite the kingdom of Goredd by first looking for half-breed brethren.

Born in Kentucky in 1972, Rachel Hartman is a cellist and former bookseller with a degree in comparative literature. She has lived in Philadelphia, Chicago, St. Louis, England and Japan prior to arriving with her family to live in Vancouver in 2003.

BOOKS:

Seraphina (Doubleday Canada 2012)
Shadow Scale (Doubleday 2015) $23 978-0-38566-860-6

[BCBW 2013]