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Isabel of the Whales

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Eleven-year-old Isabel is a “plain old” girl living in Provincetown, Massachusetts, who believes that she is destined to accomplish something special. When her fifth-grade class goes on a whale-watch field trip, something amazing happens: Dozens of different species of whales surround the boat, bumping the deck and sending Isabel flying into the ocean. Isabel is shocked to hear the whales speaking to her—she is a mermaid, they tell her, a “Chosen One” who has the ability to turn from a human into a whale and back again. She is destined to live among the whales long enough to learn their ways, and teach them about the human world.

Living among her pod is fun, at first, but Isabel has an important mission. She will change the whales future forever, and learn a lot about herself in the process.

From the Hardcover edition.

Synopsis:

While on a class field trip, Isabel is shocked to hear the whales speaking to her--she is a mermaid, they tell her. She is destined to live among the whales long enough to learn their ways, and teach them about the human world.

About the Author

Hester Velmans is an accomplished translator who has won awards for her translations of adult novels. This is her first original novel. She lives in Armonk, NY.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780440420255
Author:
Velmans, Hester
Publisher:
Yearling Books
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Animals - Marine Life
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Fantasy
Subject:
Animals - Mammals
Subject:
Self-perception
Subject:
Whales
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Human-animal relationships
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Children s-Science Fiction and Fantasy
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20060731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 4 up to 7
Language:
English
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
7.60x5.94x.50 in. .30 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

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