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Olive's Ocean - Kevin Henkes
Olive's Ocean
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Sometimes life can change in an instant Martha Boyle and Olive Barstow could have been friends, but they weren't. Weeks after a tragic accident, all that is left are eerie connections between the two girls, former classmates who both kept the same secret without knowing it. Now, even while on... show more
Sometimes life can change in an instant Martha Boyle and Olive Barstow could have been friends, but they weren't. Weeks after a tragic accident, all that is left are eerie connections between the two girls, former classmates who both kept the same secret without knowing it. Now, even while on vacation at the ocean, Martha can't stop thinking about Olive. Things only get more complicated when Martha begins to like Jimmy Manning, a neighbor boy she used to despise. What is going on? Can life for Martha be the same ever again?
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780060535452 (0060535458)
ASIN: 60535458
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Pages no: 217
Edition language: English
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Ronyell (a.k.a Rabbitearsblog)
Ronyell (a.k.a Rabbitearsblog) rated it
4.0 Olive's Ocean by Kevin Henkes
Genre: Contemporary Romance Year Published: 2001 Number of Pages: 217 pages Date Read: 4/13/2012 I have been reading many works by Kevin Henkes ever since I was a child, but they were all children’s books like “Chrysanthemum,” “Sheila Rae the Brave” and “Owen” and I had enjoyed every one! N...
ism
ism rated it
3.0 Olive's Ocean
If I was 10 or 12 this book would've been an easy 5 stars for me because it spelled out, what I think is, the most important thing everyone (not only teenagers but adults as well) should realize ... that the world doesn't revolve around you (so suck it up!). I still think it deserved a five just for...
Jasprit
Jasprit rated it
Olive’s Ocean tells the story of 12 year old Martha, who longs for the summer breaks, as this is the time she gets to spend most with her grandmother. But this summer things are different; firstly Olive a girl in Martha’s class unexpectedly gets killed, Martha feels really guilty as she didn’t reall...
The Cheap Reader
The Cheap Reader rated it
4.0 Olive's Ocean
Quite enjoyable.
JulieM
JulieM rated it
3.0 Olive's Ocean
Kevin Henkes has always been one of my favorite picture book authors. His books (Chrysanthemum, Lilly's Plastic Purple Purse, Wemberly Worried and more) were books that I read frequently with my children. He seemed to be able to capture friendship, bravery and so many of the traumas associated wit...
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