The war of 1812 is over, and 16-year-old Mary O'Shea is leaving her home on the remote island of Mackinac to visit her married sister, Angelique, in England. When she arrives, the spunky American girl horrifies her sister's stuffy British in-laws with her independent ways--especially when she meets Lord James Lindsay. James shows Mary his world--and soon he invites her to share it with him. And now Mary finds herself facing the most difficult decision of her life....
With masterful storytelling, accurate historical detail, and an ever-appealing protagonist, critically acclaimed author Gloria Whelan has written a satisfying sequel to her 1996 Great Lakes Book Award winner Once on This Island.
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Gloria Whelan is a distinguished poet and award-winning author. She has written many books for young readers, including Homeless Bird, winner of the National Book Award; Angel on the Square; Return To the Island; Once on this Island, winner of the Great Lakes Book Award; Farewell To the Island; Miranda's Last Stand; and The Indian School Ms. Whelan lives with her husband, Joseph, in the woods of northern Michigan.
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Book Description HarperTrophy, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0064408213
Book Description HarperTrophy, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0064408213
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