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About Me

Sara St. Antoine is a freelance writer and author working at the intersection of story, childhood, and the natural world. She has been an at-large writer for the Children and Nature Network and written educational materials for such organizations as the National Audubon Society, World Wildlife Fund, National Wildlife Federation, Conservation International, and the Trust for Public Land. Sara launched and edited the Stories from Where We Live series of literary field guides with Milkweed Editions. She is the author of more than a dozen novels and short stories for children, including Three Bird Summer (Candlewick, 2014), an ALA Notable novel for middle grade readers.

 

You can contact her at info@littlebirdtoldme.org

Published Works

Novels for Children
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Front Country  (San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2022)

Three Bird Summer by Sara St. Antoine

Three Bird Summer (Somerville, MA: Candlewick Press, 2014)

  • ALA Notable Book for Children 2015

  • Boston Globe “Best Books of 2014” list

  • Lamplighter Award national winner, 2016

The Green Musketeers and the Fabulous Frogs (New York: Bantam Doubleday Dell, Inc., 1994)

The Green Musketeers and the Incredible Energy Escapade (New York: Bantam Doubleday Dell, Inc., 1994)

Ghostwriter: Dress Code Mess. (New York: Bantam Doubleday Dell, Inc. and The Children's Television Workshop, 1992)

Anthologies for Families (editor)
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Stories from Where We Live: The South Atlantic Coast and Piedmont (Minneapolis: Milkweed Editions, 2006)

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Stories from Where We Live: The California Coast (Minneapolis: Milkweed Editions, 2001)

  • New York Public Library Books for the Teen Age 2002

  • Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People 2002, National Council for Social Studies

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Stories from Where We Live: The Great Lakes (Minneapolis: Milkweed Editions, 2003)

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Stories from Where We Live: The Great North American Prairie (Minneapolis: Milkweed Editions, 2001)

  • Best Children’s Books of the Year, Bank Street College of Education 2001

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Stories from Where We Live: The Gulf Coast (Minneapolis: Milkweed Editions, 2002)

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Stories from Where We Live: The North Atlantic Coast (Minneapolis: Milkweed Editions, 2000)

  • American Booksellers Association Kids’ Pick of the List 2000

  • Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People 2001, National Council for Social Studies

Short Stories for Children

“Assume the Ivory-Bill,” Cricket 31 no. 9 (May, 2004).

“Leaves,” in Stories from Where We Live: The Great Lakes, ed. Sara St. Antoine 
(Minneapolis: Milkweed Editions, 2003).

“Caterpillar-sitting,” Cricket 27 no. 3 (November, 1999).

"Snow Day," Ranger Rick Magazine 25 no. 12 (December 1991).

Short Stories for Adults

“Wandering Eye,” in Then Again, ed. Laura Christensen (November, 2019)

Selected Articles 

“Where the Wild Things Are Now,” Environmental History 19 no. 3 (July 2014), 564-568.

“Cambridge Walking,” in Toward the Livable City, ed. Emilie Buchwald (Minneapolis: Milkweed Editions, 2003), 55-63.

​​Nabhan, Gary Paul and Sara L. St. Antoine. “Losing Touch with Nature,” Defenders 69 no. 1 (Winter 1993/94), 31-32. 

“The Loss of Floral and Faunal Story: The Extinction of Experience,” in The Biophilia Hypothesis, ed. Stephen J. Kellert and Edward O. Wilson (Washington, DC: Island Press, 1993), 229-250.

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