A Boat to Nowhere

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Signet, 1981 - Juvenile Fiction - 160 pages
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In their small, isolated village, Mai and her family think themselves safe from war, until Kien, a 14-year-old orphan, stumbles into their lives, bringing tales of terrible conquerors taking over the forest villages. Soon, the conquerors themselves come, and Kien leads Mai, her little brother, and her grandfather on a desperate voyage to a new land. (August)

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User Review  - Nueng - Goodreads

I don't know how to describe this book. In term of writing, it's simple. But this book is moving, my heart is racing to fast when I read. Sometimes I hold my breath. Somehow I need this book to be known. Read full review

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User Review  - Abdulkashif - Goodreads

I think there will some people in the war and kids the kids got save and they are in boat to nowhere Read full review


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About the author (1981)

Maureen Wartski is the author of several young adult novels, including the Bank Street Book Committee award winners A Boat to Nowhere and A Long Way from Home. She is also the author of Candle in the Wind, The Face in My Mirror, Dark Silence, Runaway, and What Are They Saying About Me?

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