Aquamarine (Paperback)

Author: Hoffman, Alice

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Twelve-year-old best friends Hailey and Claire discover a mermaid at the bottom of a murky pool at the Capri Beach Club and learn that magic can be found in the most unexpected places.


Publisher Scholastic Paperbacks
Mfg Part# 9780439098649
SKU 30873520
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0439098645
Release Date 4/10/2007
Dimensions (in Inches) 7.75H x 5.25L x 0.5T
Author Info
Alice Hoffman
Hoffman is the daughter of a real estate salesman and a social worker. When they divorced, she was raised by her mother on Long Island. A voracious reader, Hoffman has had a lifelong interest in magic and fairy tales, and her reading has had an obvious effect on her own writing, which tends to incorporate fantasy and myth. She has a B.A. from Adelphi College and an M.F.A. from Stanford.
"This spare, haunting novella with dreamy blue illustrations is Hoffman's 14th book, her second for young readers. For them, it is a lovely introduction to the author's storytelling genius and matter-of-fact, lyrical style...Adult readers who have fallen under her spell won't want to miss AQUAMARINE either."
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Annotation Two 12-year-old girls orchestrate an unlikely romance between a mermaid named Aquamarine and a shy bookworm named Raymond.
Editors Note A love-struck mermaid named Aquamarine supplies adventure and insights to two twelve-year-old girls--Hailey and Claire--life-long friends who are spending their last summer together before one of them moves away, in a best-selling tale now being made into a major motion picture. Reissue.
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Book Format Paperback
Minimum Age 08
Number of Pages 0112
Publisher Scholastic Paperbacks

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