Girl of the Southern Sea

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From Governor General’s Literary Award finalist Michelle Kadarusman, an empowering novel about a girl from the slums of Jakarta who dreams of an education and the chance at a better life

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2019 Governor General's Literary Award: Young People's Literature - Text Finalist 2019 Northern Lights Book Award: Pre-Teen Cultural Winner 2019 Junior Library Guild selection

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(Grades 4-7) In this contemporary tale set in the slums of Jakarta, Indonesia, a talented girl resolves to become a writer in spite of poverty, her father's alcoholism, and grief over her mother's...

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