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Olive's ocean

Author: Kevin Henkes
Publisher: New York : Greenwillow Books, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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On a summer visit to her grandmother's cottage by the ocean, twelve-year-old Martha gains perspective on the death of a classmate, on her relationship with her grandmother, on her feelings for an older boy, and on her plans to be a writer.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile materials
Fiction
Juvenile works
Bildungsroman
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Henkes
ISBN: 0060535431 9780060535438 006053544X 9780060535445 0060535458 9780060535452 0439701945 9780439701945
OCLC Number: 50549239
Awards: Newbery Honor Book, 2004.
Description: 217 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Kevin Henkes.
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Sometimes life can change in an instantMartha Boyle and Olive Barstow could have been friends, but they weren't. Now, even while on vacation at the ocean, Martha can't stop thinking about Olive.  Read more...

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"The ever versatile Kevin Henkes dazzles with this spare yet profoundly touching coming-of-age novel." -- Family Fun Magazine "An eloquent journey into adolescence." -- Florida Times-Union "Few girls Read more...

 
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