Wonder at the Edge of the World by Nicole Helget
  

Synopsis

Wonder at the Edge of the World by Nicole Helget

Hallelujah Wonder wants to become one of the first female scientists of the nineteenth century. Her father was a scientist and explorer, but his life was cruelly cut short by an evil Navy captain who coveted his cache of artifacts. Hallelujah feels a great responsibility to protect the objects--particularly a mesmerizing (and dangerous) one called the Medicine Head--before the captain can succeed. Now she and her best friend, a slave boy about to be sold, must set out on a sweeping adventure by land and by sea to the only place where no one will ever be able to find the cursed talisman: the forbidding land of Antarctica.

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A Bank Street College Best Children's Book

About the Author

Nicole Helget is the author of three adult novels, The Turtle Catcher, The Summer of Ordinary Ways, and Stillwater. She has also co-authored a middle grade novel, Horse Camp. She lives in Minnesota.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
384 pages
Interest Age: From 8

Author

Nicole Helget
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Publisher

Little, Brown Young Readers an imprint of Little, Brown & Company

Publication date

28th May 2015

ISBN

9780316245104


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