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Parched

(2013)
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In this haunting, lyrical novel told from three perspectives, Sarel has just witnessed the violent murder of her parents. But she is not completely alone on the drought-ridden land. Nandi is the leader of a pack of dogs who looks out for her pups and for skinny Sarel-girl. Nandi knows they are all in trouble, and she knows, too, that a boy is coming - an escaped prisoner with the water song inside him. A hard-hitting but ultimately hopeful survival story.

Genre: Children's Fiction

Praise for this book

"Brutally beautiful, this is a story of courage and heart." - Kathi Appelt


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Used availability for Melanie Crowder's Parched

Hardback Editions

November 2014 : USA Library Binding

Title: Parched
Author(s): Melanie Crowder
ISBN: 1-62765-750-9 / 978-1-62765-750-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Perfection Learning
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June 2013 : USA Hardback
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Title: Parched
Author(s): Melanie Crowder
ISBN: 0-547-97651-8 / 978-0-547-97651-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

November 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: Parched
Author(s): Melanie Crowder
ISBN: 0-544-33631-3 / 978-0-544-33631-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Young Readers Paperback
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

June 2013 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Parched
Author(s): Melanie Crowder
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon CA