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Morning Girl
Morning Girl
Author: Michael Dorris
Morning Girl, who loves the day, and her younger brother Star Boy, who loves the night, take turns describing their life on an island in pre-Columbian America; in Morning Girl's last narrative, she witnesses the arrival of the first Europeans to her world.
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ISBN-13: 9780590995009
ISBN-10: 0590995006
Publication Date: 1992
Pages: 74
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.

3.7 stars, based on 6 ratings
Publisher: Scholastic
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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I liked the writing style of the author but was not really interested in the characters.
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A short(74Pgs), but compelling story of historical fiction from the year 1492 from the eyes of a couple of preteens on a Bahamian island when Columbus lands and changes their lives forever.
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In alternating chapters, Morning Girl, a 12 year old Taino, and her younger brother, Star Boy, vividly recreate life on a Bahamian island in 1492-a life that is rich, complex, and soon to be threatened.

Ages 8 on up or so.
AR book -reading level 3.3