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The Wanderer

The Wanderer

Fall 2000 Fiction
Ages: All Ages
Author: Sharon Creech
Illustrator: Chris Raschka
ISBN: 0060277300
Hardcover Price: $15.95
Thirteen-year-old Sophie, who is passionate about sailing, talks her way onto her uncle's sailboat as he, his two brothers, and a couple of nephews prepare to sail across the Atlantic to visit Grandfather in England. Though she is brave and resourceful, Sophie is haunted by fears. The frequently frightening trip gradually reveals these fears as true.

A prize-winning author takes us on a new voyage.

Kemie Nix   ©2000 Parents' Choice
Kemie Nix is Chairman of Children's Literature for Children (CLC), a non-profit, tax-exempt, educational organization dedicated to bringing children and books together. Mrs. Nix, a senior book editor for Parents' Choice, has a remarkable sense of selecting books children love to read.

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