Cross My Heart

Honours & Awards

* Highly Recommended – CM Magazine

* CCBC “Our Choice” Selection 2005


“All the angst and joys of teenage life are vividly present here. Jocelyn Shipley’s stories will charm readers with their period detail while wisely showing that some aspects of the teenage experience are universal. Readers will laugh and cry along with her main character, Jill Summerfield, and will recognize themselves.” Gillian Chan

“… rich, resonant, powerful material.” Quill & Quire

“Cross My Heart indeed gives readers a true-to-life portrayal of the universal struggles of growing up, which readers will easily relate to.” Canadian Children’s Book News, Summer 2004