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A Thousand Shades of Blue

A Thousand Shades of Blue

The water's fine, but Rachel is in way over her head.

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ISBN 9781551439211
Barcode 9781551439211
Published 1 October 2008 by INT BOOKS
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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Author(s) By Stevenson, Robin
Series Young Adult Novels
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ISBN-13 9781551439211
ISBN-10 1551439212
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher INT BOOKS
Imprint Orca Book Publishers,Canada
Publication Date 1 October 2008
Publication Country Canada Canada
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Stevenson, Robin
Series Young Adult Novels
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Award Winning
Family, Home & Self Help
Number of Pages 240
Dimensions Width: 150mm
Height: 180mm
Spine: 17mm
Weight 300g
Interest Age 13+ years
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
Library of Congress Family problems, Family, Caribbean Area, Bahamas, Problem families
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Young adult
Dewey Code FIC
Catalogue Code 721654

Description of this Book

A sailing trip to the Caribbean might sound great, but sixteen-year-old Rachel can't stand being trapped on a small boat with her family. She misses her best friend and feels guilty about leaving her older sister Emma, who lives in a group home. Her father is driving her crazy with his schedules and rules, her brother is miserable, and there is never anyone her own age around. Worst of all, there is nowhere to go when her parents fight. While their boat is being repaired, the family spends a few weeks in a small Bahamian community, where Rachel and Tim discover a secret which turns their world upside down and threatens to destroy the fragile ties that hold their family together.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Commended for Resource Links The Year's Best 2008 (Canada)
NZ Review It is well-written, well-paced, easy to read and conveys the message that there is no such thing as a perfect parent... Stevenson's conversational style is a great hook and her mastery of teen dialogue and teen angst is engaging. Highly recommended.

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Author's Bio

Robin Stevenson is the author of Pride: Celebrating Diversity and Community, which won a Stonewall Honor and was shortlisted for numerous other awards. She has also written twenty novels for kids and teens. Robin lives in Victoria, British Columbia. For more information, visit robinstevenson.com.

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