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The Sea in Winter

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In this evocative and heartwarming novel for readers who loved The Thing About Jellyfish, the author of I Can Make This Promise tells the story of a Native American girl struggling to find her joy again.

It’s been a hard year for Maisie Cannon, ever since she hurt her leg and could not keep up with her ballet training and auditions.

Her blended family is loving and supportive, but Maisie knows that they just can’t understand how hopeless she feels. With everything she’s dealing with, Maisie is not excited for their family midwinter road trip along the coast, near the Makah community where her mother grew up.

But soon, Maisie’s anxieties and dark moods start to hurt as much as the pain in her knee. How can she keep pretending to be strong when on the inside she feels as roiling and cold as the ocean?

Christine Day (Upper Skagit) is the author of The Sea in Winter and I Can Make This Promise, which was a best book of the year from Kirkus, School Library Journal, NPR, and the Chicago Public Library as well as an American Indian Youth Literature Award Honor Book and a Charlotte Huck Award Honor Book.You can visit her online at www.bychristineday.com

ISBN: 9780062872050

ISBN-10: 9780062872050

Publisher: Heartdrum

Publication Date: 01/04/2022 - 12:00am

On Sale: 01/04/2022 - 12:00am

Pages: 288

Language: English

Categories

Juvenile Fiction / Family / Adoption

Juvenile Fiction / People & Places / United States / Native American

Juvenile Fiction / Social Themes / Prejudice & Racism

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