Sarah Sawler

BIOGRAPHY
Sarah Sawler is the award-winning author of three books: 100 Things You Don’t Know About Nova Scotia; 100 Things You Don’t Know About Atlantic Canada – For Kids; and the Moonbeam Spirit Award-winning Be Prepared: The Frankie MacDonald Guide to Life, the Weather, and Everything (with Frankie MacDonald). Both middle grade books were nominated for the 2019/2020 Hackmatack Awards. Be Prepared was also nominated for a 2018 Yellow Cedar Award (Forest of Reading).

When they’re not writing books, Sarah is working as a publicist for graphic novel publisher Conundrum Press, reviewing children’s literature, writing web content for tech companies. They live in Nova Scotia with their partner, two kids, three cats, one dog, and one bearded dragon.

PUBLICATIONS

100 Things You Don’t Know About Nova Scotia 

100 Things You Don’t Know About Atlantic Canada – For Kids

Be Prepared: The Frankie MacDonald Guide to Life, the Weather, and Everything

AWARDS

Silver Atlantic Journalism Award–2016  Category: Best Profile Article

”Level Up,” Halifax Magazine

Silver Atlantic Journalism Award–2018  Category: Atlantic Magazine Article

Choose your own Halifax disaster,” Halifax Magazine

Moonbeam Spirit Award–2018   Category: Exploration

Be Prepared: The Frankie MacDonald Guide to Life, the Weather, and Everything  

Hackmatack Award (nominated)–2018  

Be Prepared: The Frankie MacDonald Guide to Life, the Weather, and Everything  

Hackmatack Award (nominated)–2018  

100 Things You Don’t Know About Atlantic Canada – For Kids

Yellow Cedar Award (nominated)—2018

Be Prepared: The Frankie MacDonald Guide to Life, the Weather, and Everything  


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