Junonia

Junonia

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Returning to the beach cottage--a cottage named Scallop--where she has always celebrated her birthday is a special occasion for Alice Rice.

Who will see the first dolphin this time? The first pelican? What will have changed? Stayed the same? And will this be the year she finally finds a junonia shell?

Alice's friends are all returning, too. And she's certain her parents have the best party planned for her. Alice can't wait. If Alice is lucky, everything will be absolutely perfect. Will Alice be lucky?
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Hardback | 176 pages
  • 157.48 x 190.5 x 27.94mm | 498.95g
  • Greenwillow Books
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, color
  • 0061964182
  • 9780061964183

Review quote

In this introspective story about a child s search for a rare shell, Henkes again displays his ability to find profound meaning in ordinary events. . . . Readers will empathize with Alice s frustrations and relish her moments of joy. --Publishers Weekly (starred review)"
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2,371 ratings
3.59 out of 5 stars
5 22% (533)
4 32% (766)
3 31% (730)
2 11% (256)
1 4% (86)
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