Gone to drift

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Publisher:
Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers,
Pub. Date:
2018
Edition:
First U.S. edition.
Language:
English
Description

From award-winning Jamaican author Diana McCaulay, Gone to Drift is a powerful voice-driven middle grade novel about family set in Jamaica.

Lloyd comes from a long line of fishermen. Growing up in Kingston, Jamaica, Lloyd feels most at home with the sea and his grandfather, Maas Conrad, at his side.

When his grandfather doesn't return from a fishing trip, Lloyd fears he has gone to drift. The sea may be in Lloyd's blood, but as he searches for his grandfather, he discovers a side of the ocean--and the people who use it--that he's never known before.

Told in the alternating voices of Lloyd and Maas Conrad, Gone to Drift is a moving story of family, courage, and the wonders of the oceans we call home.

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ISBN:
9780062672964
Reading Level:
MG
Level 5.2, 8 Points
Lexile measure:
830L
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subject_facet Adventure stories, Boys -- Juvenile fiction, Grandfathers -- Juvenile fiction, Jamaica -- Juvenile fiction, Missing persons -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Gone to drift
title_full Gone to drift / Diana McCaulay
title_short Gone to drift
topic_facet Adventure stories, Boys, Grandfathers, Missing persons