The Green Book by Jill Paton Walsh

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Pattie and her family are among the last refugees to flee a dying Earth in an old spaceship. And when the group finally lands on the distant planet which is to be their new home, it seems that the four-year journey has been a success. But as they begin to settle this shiny new world, they discover that the colony is in serious jeopardy. Nothing on this planet is edible, and they may not be able to grow food. With supplies dwindling, Pattie and her sister decide to take the one chance that might make life possible on Shine.

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JILL PATON WALSH is the author of numerous award-winning books, including The Emperor’s Winding Sheet, Gaffer Samson’s Luck, and Knowledge of Angels. She lives in Cambridge, England.
Published March 13, 2012 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR). 80 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Children's Books, Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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It will also have a history, for Patti's one book has been a blank one, and when Father opens it at the end he begins to read: ""Father said, 'We can take very little with us.'"" With descriptions of life on Shine, and with a fluttery passage wherein friendly giant moths hatch out and dance with ...

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