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The Islander
The Islander
Author: Cynthia Rylant
The year he is ten, Daniel Jennings meets a mermaid. With a single word, she opens the world for him, though he must puzzle out her meaning over another ten years on the wind-scoured coast of Coquille, the Pacific Northwest island upon which Daniel lives with his grandfather. They are a quiet pair, islands themselves. Daniel, for instance, never...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780440415428
ISBN-10: 044041542X
Publication Date: 11/9/1999
Pages: 112
Reading Level: Ages 9-12
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.

3.9 stars, based on 8 ratings
Publisher: Yearling
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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One of my favorite books! I highly recommend it, even to older kids and adults.
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One of my favs. as a child
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Nice story about a distraught boy who befriends a mermaid. Then the adventure begins with a magical key.