My Name is Konisola-ebook

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On a winter night, nine-year-old Konisola and her mother step off a plane in Canada. They are running for their lives. Soon after they land, Konisola’s mother becomes sick, and Konisola is forced to fend for herself. Will she be allowed to stay in Canada as a refugee? Or will she and her mother be sent back across the ocean?

Praise & Recognition

CCBC's Jean Little First-Novel Award 2021 - Short-listed

Red Cedar Book Awards 2021 - Short-listed


Publication Date: March 17, 2020

Reading Age: 9 - 12

Product Format: E-book – EPUB

Pages: 176

ISBN: 978-1-77260-120-6

Alisa Siegel

About the Author

Alisa Siegel

Alisa Siegel makes radio documentaries for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Her work has been recognized with many international awards. Over the past 20 years, Alisa has produced stories on subjects as varied as the underground railroad for refugees in Fort Erie, daring women artists in 1920s Montreal, the return of the trumpeter swan, Canadian nurses in World War I, and violence in elementary school classrooms. She lives in Toronto with her family.
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