Alison Lohans

Alison Lohans was born and raised in Reedley, California, an agricultural town near Fresno. In 1971 she emigrated to Canada with her husband to live in Victoria, British Columbia where she taught at the high school level. In 1976 Alison moved to Regina, Saskatchewan where she is currently involved in teaching Creative Writing for Children correspondence courses through the University of Regina. Alison has published a number of books for young adults, including Who Cares About Karen? (Scholastic, 1983), Can You Promise Me Spring? (Scholastic, 1986), and Mystery of the Lunchbox Criminal (Scholastic, 1990). Her latest novel Don't Think Twice will be published in the fall of 1997 by Thistledown Press.

 

 

 

 

  


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young adult short fiction

208 pages / Mass Market

Available in the US
World Rights Available

Teacher Resource Guide

ISBN: 978-1-895449-07-5
List Price: $9.95

Alison Lohans


Lohans has had a number of successful publications for young adults, and all of her titles have been selected for the prestigious Our Choice list by the Canadian Children's Book Centre.

“The good writing found in Lohans' three YA novels is equally present in this collection of ten short stories...”
Quill & Quire.

 Reviews

Barclay, Pat. “Roads to maturity.” Books in Canada (October 1993): 57-8.
Baxter, Judy. Canadian Materials (October 1993): 190.
Canadian Content (Fall 1994): 1.
Caton, Jacolyn. “Children's book reviews.” Regina Sun . October 24, 1993.
Clemence, Verne. “Coastal crime, animal tales.” Western People . July 1, 1993: 2.
Green, Kelly L. Canadian Book Review Annual (March 1994): 6160.
Jenkinson, Dave. Quill & Quire (March 1993).
“Life never simple in adolescent world.” NeWest Review (December 1993/January 1994): 30.
MacCallum, Elizabeth. “The way to a summer of kids' content.” Globe and Mail . June 26, 1993.
Manning, Linda. “Three books make great summer holiday reading.” Cobourg Daily Star . August 7, 1993. 5.
Newson, Lynda. “Alison Lohans.” Children's Book News (November 12, 1994).
Simmie, Lois. “Lohans paints striking pictures of adolescence.” Saskatoon Star-Phoenix . September 25, 1993. D4.

Ages 9-13

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