ORPHAN ISLAND. LAUREL SNYDER. Libro en papel. 9780062443427 LIBRERIA 9 3/4
ORPHAN ISLAND

ORPHAN ISLAND

LAUREL SNYDER

$ 35,000.00
IVA incluido
agotado
Editorial:
HARPER COLLINS UK
A√Īo de edici√≥n:
2018
Materia
Teens
ISBN:
978-0-06-244342-7
P√°ginas:
288

u003cpu003eA National Book Award Longlist title! u003c/pu003eu003cpu003e"A wondrous book, wise and wild and deeply true." —Kelly Barnhill, Newbery Medal-winning author of The Girl Who Drank the Moonu003c/pu003eu003cpu003e"This is one of those books that haunts you long after you read it. Thought-provoking and magical." —Rick Riordan, author of the Percy Jackson seriesu003c/pu003eu003cpu003eIn the tradition of modern-day classics like Sara Pennypacker's Pax and Lois Lowry's The Giver comes a deep, compelling, heartbreaking, and completely one-of-a-kind novel about nine children who live on a mysterious island.u003c/pu003eu003cpu003eOn the island, everything is perfect. The sun rises in a sky filled with dancing shapes; the wind, water, and trees shelter and protect those who live there; when the nine children go to sleep in their cabins, it is with full stomachs and joy in their hearts.u003c/pu003eu003cpu003eAnd only one thing ever changes: on that day, each year, when a boat appears from the mist upon the ocean carrying one young child to join them—and taking the eldest one away, never to be seen again.u003c/pu003eu003cpu003eToday’s Changing is no different. The boat arrives, taking away Jinny’s best friend, Deen, replacing him with a new little girl named Ess, and leaving Jinny as the new Elder. Jinny knows her responsibility now—to teach Ess everything she needs to know about the island, to keep things as they’ve always been.u003c/pu003eu003cpu003eBut will she be ready for the inevitable day when the boat will come back—and take her away forever from the only home she’s known?u003c/pu003eu003cpu003e"A unique and compelling story about nine children who live with no adults on a mysterious island. Anyone who has ever been scared of leaving their family will love this book" (from the Brightly.com review, which named Orphan Island a best book of 2017).u003c/pu003e

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