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Harper Collins, Oct 6, 2009 - Young Adult Fiction - 384 pages
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When a giant wave destroys his village, Mau is the only one left. Daphne—a traveler from the other side of the globe—is the sole survivor of a shipwreck. Separated by language and customs, the two are united by catastrophe. Slowly, they are joined by other refugees. And as they struggle to protect the small band, Mau and Daphne defy ancestral spirits, challenge death himself, and uncover a long-hidden secret that literally turns the world upside down.

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User Review  - Rosa.Mill - LibraryThing

I've actually been waiting a long time to listen to this and I'm glad I finally got a chance to. This book floats between very serious life altering actions and how they affect the way the characters ... Read full review

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User Review  - rgruberhighschool - LibraryThing

Michael L. Printz Award RGG: Don't be put off by the first chapter, this is an incredible story of a teenage boy, the sole survivor of a tsunami, and a teenage girl, the survivor of a shipwreck ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Sir Terry Pratchett, OBE, was the author of more than 70 books, including the internationally bestselling Discworld series of novels. His books have been adapted for stage and screen, and he was the winner of multiple prizes, including the Carnegie Medal. In January 2009, Pratchett was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in recognition of his services to literature. Sir Terry, who lived in England, died in March 2015 at the age of 66.

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