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  • ISBN: 9781101994856
  • ISBN: 1101994851
  • ISBN: 9780552574303
  • ISBN: 0552574309
  • Physical Description: 283 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Dutton Children's Books, [2017]

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Summary, etc.:
Twelve-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. -- from dust jacket.
Target Audience Note:
770L Lexile.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader MG 4.8 9.0 189077.
Level 4.8.
Reading Counts 6-8 4.7 16.
Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.8 9.0.
Awards Note:
Junior Library Guild selection
School Library Journal's Best Books, 2017
Horn Book Fanfare List, 2017
Booklist Editors' Choice: Books for Youth, 2017
CILIP Carnegie Medal Nominee, 2018
Subject: Orphans > Juvenile fiction.
Families > Massachusetts > Juvenile fiction.
Family > Fiction.
Orphans > Fiction.
Islands > Fiction.
Buried treasure > Fiction.
JUVENILE FICTION > Historical > United States > 20th Century.
JUVENILE FICTION > Family > Orphans & Foster Homes.
Friendship > Fiction.
Massachusetts > History > 20th century > Juvenile fiction.
Massachusetts > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Genre: Action and adventure fiction.
Juvenile works.
Adventure fiction.
Action and adventure fiction.