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Andrea Spalding 2-Book Bundle: Finders Keepers / An Island of My Own

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Length: 600 pages3 hours

Summary

Presenting a special 2-book bundle of Andrea Spalding’s award-winning books for kids!

“Highly Recommended!” — CM Magazine, for An Island of My Own

“I would rate Finders Keepers a five — that’s a wow.” — Shuswap Market News, for Finder’ Keepers

Includes: 
An Island of My Own

Forest of Reading Silver Birch Award — Shortlisted
Manitoba Young Readers’ Award — Shortlisted

Fifteen-year-old Rowan, whose parents are foreign correspondents working in Africa, finds herself beached for a summer with her cousins near Tofino, B.C. Desperate for a summer project, she camps out on a nearby island to watch an endangered group of sea otters, and stumbles across a real-estate agent whose plans threaten the animals and the whole island’s ecosystem.

Finders Keepers

Forest of Reading Silver Birch Award — Shortlisted
Violet Downey IODE Book Award — Shortlisted
Sheila A. Egoff Award for Children’s Literature — Shortlisted

While walking through a neighbourhood field, Danny finds an 8,000-year-old arrowhead. His friend Joshua, who lives on the Peigan reserve at Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, joins him on buffalo hunts, powwows, archaeological digs, and a break-in at the local museum, while he and Danny learn about history and gain the self-confidence to overcome dyslexia.

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