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Beyond the Bright Sea - Lauren Wolk
Beyond the Bright Sea
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From the bestselling author of Newbery Honor–winner Wolf Hollow, the moving story of an orphan, determined to know her own history, who discovers the true meaning of family. “The sight of a campfire on a distant island…proves the catalyst for a series of discoveries and events—some poignant, some... show more
From the bestselling author of Newbery Honor–winner Wolf Hollow, the moving story of an orphan, determined to know her own history, who discovers the true meaning of family. “The sight of a campfire on a distant island…proves the catalyst for a series of discoveries and events—some poignant, some frightening—that Ms. Wolk unfolds with uncommon grace.” –The Wall Street Journal★ “Crow is a determined and dynamic heroine with a strong intuition, who pieces together the puzzle of her past while making profound realizations about the definition of family.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review★ “Beautiful, evocative.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred reviewTwelve-year-old Crow has lived her entire life on a tiny, isolated piece of the starkly beautiful Elizabeth Islands in Massachusetts. Abandoned and set adrift in a small boat when she was just hours old, Crow’s only companions are Osh, the man who rescued and raised her, and Miss Maggie, their fierce and affectionate neighbor across the sandbar. Crow has always been curious about the world around her, but it isn’t until the night a mysterious fire appears across the water that the unspoken question of her own history forms in her heart. Soon, an unstoppable chain of events is triggered, leading Crow down a path of discovery and danger. Vivid and heart-wrenching, Lauren Wolk’s Beyond the Bright Sea is a gorgeously crafted and tensely paced tale that explores questions of identity, belonging, and the true meaning of family.
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781101994856 (1101994851)
ASIN: 1101994851
Publisher: Dutton Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
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3.5 Beyond the Bright Sea
She was only a few hours old when she was placed in an old boat and pushed out to sea. Osh rescued the small castaway when she washed ashore on the tiny island he inhabited. Their island provided what she needed until curiosity got the best of her and her questions needed answers. Osh was honest wit...
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