Morning Girl by Michael Dorris

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Morning Girl, a beautiful Bahamian girl, is unaware that the European boat that arrives in 1492 will shatter her idyllic life. Reprint. Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction. H. SLJ. K. NYT. PW.

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Michael Dorris, Author Michael Dorris received an undergraduate degree in English, with honors, from Georgetown University and a graduate degree in anthropology from Yale. He taught for fifteen years at Dartmouth College and founded the Native American Studies Program there. His novels include "A Yellow Raft in Blue Water" and "The Crown of Columbus," co-authored with Louise Erdrich. "The Broken Cord," which was named Best Non-Fiction of the Year by the National Book Critics Circle, brought attention to the disorder Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. He has also written novels for young adults, which include "Guests," "Sees Behind Trees," and "Morning Girl," which won the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction.
Published June 30, 2006 by Peter Smith Pub Inc. 74 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure. Fiction

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In the course of these taut chapters concerning such pivotal events as their mother's losing a child, the arrival of a hurricane, or Star Boy's earning the right to his adult name, they grow closer.

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In a starred, boxed review, PW praised this ``soulful, affecting portrait'' of a Bahamian family in 1492.

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Common Sense Media

In alternating chapters, siblings Morning Girl and Star Boy take turns telling about their life and family living on a Bahamian island.

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