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Shipwreck Island

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Sarah Robinson is deeply troubled in the wake of her dad's second marriage. She now has to deal with a new stepmom and two stepbrothers, Marco, who is her age, and Nacho, who's younger. Even though they've all moved from Texas to California to start life as a new, blended family, none of the kids seem remotely happy about it. Sarah's dad and stepmom then decide to take the whole family on a special vacation in order to break the ice and have everyone get to know one another. They'll fly to Tahiti, charter a boat, and go sailing for a few days. It'll be an adventure, right? Wrong. Dead wrong. Shipwreck Island is the first installment in a series from S.A. Bodeen.show more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Hardback | 184 pages
  • 137.16 x 213.36 x 22.86mm | 294.83g
  • FEIWEL & FRIENDS
  • United States
  • English
  • 1250027772
  • 9781250027771
  • 1,178,057

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Praise for "Shipwreck Island" A Kids' Indie Next Selection (Summer 2014) An Amazon Best Book of the Month (August 2014) "A fractured family goes on a sailing trip to bind its wounds, and disaster ensues . . . should leave readers plenty impatient for the next volume." --"BCCB " "Narrative tension runs high as the kids try to adjust to their new life and the stress of their disastrous vacation . . . this adventure just gets going when the book comes to an end, leaving the story wide open for a sequel." --"Booklist " "In this exciting series debut, 12-year-old Sarah Robinson responds with ill-grace to her father's remarriage after six year as a widower . . . Intensely readable and will be excellent for reluctant readers." --"School Library Journal " "The first in a series, a contemporary castaway tale featuring a blended family . . . This book will leave readers hungry for a second helping." --"Kirkus"show more

About S A Bodeen

S. A. Bodeen is the author of the acclaimed several teen novels, including The Compound. She lives in Minnesota with her family.show more
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