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Navigating Early
Navigating Early
Author: Clare Vanderpool
At the end of World War II, Jack Baker, a landlocked Kansas boy, is suddenly uprooted after his mother’s death and placed in a boy’s boarding school in Maine. There, Jack encounters Early Auden, the strangest of boys, who reads the number pi as a story and collects clippings about the sightings of a great black bear in the nearby mou...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780385742092
ISBN-10: 0385742096
Publication Date: 1/8/2013
Pages: 256
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

3.8 stars, based on 8 ratings
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio CD
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dbo avatar reviewed Navigating Early on + 74 more book reviews
A strange story that was on the edge of believability, but never quite crossed that line. The parallel story of Pi made the quest sort of mythical, but I found the human connections to be more interesting than the quest.
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I really enjoyed this adventure which reminded me of the movie,"O Brother Where Art Thou" in some ways. Early Auden is a very special young man, indeed :o)

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