The edge of nowhere
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Published:
New York : Viking, 2012.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
440 p. ; 22 cm.
Status:
Bellevue - Teen Fiction
YA Fiction George
Description
The first young adult book by a #1 New York Times bestselling author Whidbey Island may be only a ferry ride from Seattle, but it's a world apart. When Becca King arrives there, she doesn't suspect the island will become her home for the next four years. Put at risk by her ability to hear "whispers"--the thoughts of others--Becca is on the run from her stepfather, whose criminal activities she has discovered. Stranded and alone, Becca is soon befriended by Derric, a Ugandon orphan adopted by a local family; Seth, a kindhearted musician and high school dropout; Debbie, a recovering alcoholic who takes her in; and Diana, with whom Becca shares a mysterious psychic connection. This compelling coming-of-age story, the first of an ongoing sequence of books set on Whidbey Island, has elements of mystery, the paranormal, and romance. Elizabeth George, bestselling author of the Inspector Lynley crime novels, brings her elegant style, intricate plotting, incisive characterization, and top-notch storytelling to her first book for teens.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780670012961, 0670012963
Reading Level:
UG
Level 5.3, 17 Points
Lexile code:
HL: High-Low
Lexile measure:
800

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When her mother abandons her on Whidbey Island, Washington, a fourteen-year-old girl with psychic abilities meets a Ugandan orphan with a secret.
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APA Citation (style guide)

George, E. (2012). The edge of nowhere. New York: Viking.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

George, Elizabeth, 1949-. 2012. The Edge of Nowhere. New York: Viking.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

George, Elizabeth, 1949-, The Edge of Nowhere. New York: Viking, 2012.

MLA Citation (style guide)

George, Elizabeth. The Edge of Nowhere. New York: Viking, 2012. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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