In 1898, twelve-year-old Ben rescues a near-drowned girl from a shipwreck off the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Although the girl, named Teetoncey, becomes part of his family, she will not utter a single word.
- Paperback | 224 pages
- 130 x 188 x 18mm | 222.26g
- 01 Aug 2004
- HOUGHTON MIFFLIN
- Boston, MA, United States
- Illustrations, black and white
"A rousing adventure."--"Los Angeles Times""Taylor has us walking the beaches, smelling the salt air and watching the sky for storm signals."--"The New York Times Book Review"