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The Lost Whale

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A gorgeously written standalone from the acclaimed author of The Last Bear, Hannah Golds second novel is a touching story about adventure, recovery, and loveperfect for fans ofPaxandA Wolf Called Wander.

When Rio is sent to live with a grandmother he barely knows in California, he feels completely alone. Then he makes a new friend on the foggy beacha girl named Marina, who teaches him about the massive grey whales that migrate nearby.

As Rio grows to love the whales, he discovers that his mother loved them, too. Hes suddenly sure that if he can somehow find a way to connect her with these gentle giants and especially with a particular whale named White Beak she will get better and come to join him in California. But White Beak is missingand Rio must embark on a desperate journey across the dangerous ocean to find her.

An excellent choice for readers in grades 3 to 7, this fierce celebration of friendship includes information about the struggles facing real gray whales from climate change, pollution, and over-fishing.

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HarperCollins
006304112X / 9780063041127
Paperback
05/12/2023
304 pages
130 x 194 mm, 197 grams
Quiz No: 243711, Points 6.00, Book Level 5.40,
Middle Years - Key Stage 2 Learn More