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Quicksand Pond

(2017)
A novel by

 
 
Newbery Honor winner Janet Taylor Lisle's gorgeous and profound new novel about a pivotal summer in two girls' lives explores the convictions we form, the judgments we make, and the values we hold.

The pond is called Quicksand Pond. It's a shadowy, hidden place full of chirping, shrieking, croaking life. It's where, legend has it, people disappear. It's where scrappy Terri Carr lives with her no-good family. And it's where 12-year-old Jessie Kettel is reluctantly spending her summer vacation.

Jessie meets Terri right away, on a raft out in the water, and the two become fast friends. On Quicksand Pond, Jessie and Terri can be lost to the outside world - lost until they want to be found. But a tragedy that occurred many decades ago has had lingering effects on this sleepy town and especially on Terri Carr. And the more Jessie learns, the more she begins to question her new friendship - and herself.



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Hardback Editions

June 2018 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Quicksand Pond (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
Author(s): Janet Taylor Lisle
ISBN: 0-606-41352-9 / 978-0-606-41352-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtleback Books
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May 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: Quicksand Pond
Author(s): Janet Taylor Lisle
ISBN: 1-4814-7222-4 / 978-1-4814-7222-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
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Paperback Editions

May 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: Quicksand Pond
Author(s): Janet Taylor Lisle
ISBN: 1-4814-7223-2 / 978-1-4814-7223-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
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Audio Editions

May 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Quicksand Pond
Author(s): Janet Taylor Lisle
Publisher: Recorded Books
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May 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Quicksand Pond
Author(s): Janet Taylor Lisle
Publisher: Recorded Books
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May 2017 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Quicksand Pond
Author(s): Janet Taylor Lisle
Publisher: Recorded Books
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Kindle Editions

May 2017 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Quicksand Pond
Author(s): Janet Taylor Lisle
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
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May 2017 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Quicksand Pond
Author(s): Janet Taylor Lisle
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon UK