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Beyond the Bright Sea

(2017)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Carnegie Medal Best Book (nominee)
- Winner of the 2018 Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction -

From the bestselling author of Newbery Honor - winner Wolf Hollow, Beyond the Bright Sea is an acclaimed best book of the year.

An NPR Best Book of the Year . A Parents' Magazine Best Book of the Year . A Booklist Editors' Choice selection . A BookPage Best Book of the Year . A HornBook Fanfare Selection . A Kirkus Best Book of the Year . A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year . A Charlotte Observer Best Book of the Year . A SouthernLiving Best Book of the Year . A New York Public Library Best Book of the Year

"The sight of a campfire on a distant island... proves the catalyst for a series of discoveries and events - some poignant, some frightening - that Ms. Wolk unfolds with uncommon grace." - The Wall Street Journal
"Crow is a determined and dynamic heroine." - Publishers Weekly
"Beautiful, evocative." - Kirkus

The moving story of an orphan, determined to know her own history, who discovers the true meaning of family.

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.

Genre: Children's Fiction

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May 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: Beyond the Bright Sea
Author(s): Lauren Wolk
ISBN: 1-101-99485-1 / 978-1-101-99485-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dutton Books for Young Readers
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September 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: Beyond the Bright Sea
Author(s): Lauren Wolk
ISBN: 1-101-99487-8 / 978-1-101-99487-0 (USA edition)
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May 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: Beyond the Bright Sea
Author(s): Lauren Wolk
ISBN: 0-552-57430-9 / 978-0-552-57430-3 (UK edition)
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May 2017 : Audio CD
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Title: Beyond the Bright Sea
Author(s): Lauren Wolk
ISBN: 1-5247-7502-9 / 978-1-5247-7502-5
Publisher: Listening Library (Audio)
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Title: Beyond the Bright Sea
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May 2017 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Beyond the Bright Sea
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May 2017 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Beyond the Bright Sea
Author(s): Lauren Wolk
Publisher: Dutton Books for Young Readers
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