Prize and sample courtesy of Dial Books.
The Children’s Book Review | June 11, 2015
Enter to win a copy of Cast Off, written by Eve Yohalem.
One (1) winner receives:
- A copy of Cast Off, written by Eve Yohalem.
Age Range: 10 and up
Hardcover: 320 pages
Giveaway begins June 11, 2015, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends July 8, 2015, at 11:59 P.M. PST.
About the Book
Written by Eve Yohalem
Publisher’s Synopsis: A tale of pirates, mutiny, and friendship on the high seas, perfect for fans of The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle
It’s 1663 and there is an extra passenger on board a Dutch merchant ship setting sail for the East Indies. Twelve-year-old Petra has stowed away to escape her abusive father. But she quickly realizes that surviving for months at sea will be impossible without help. So when Bram, the half-Dutch / Half-Javanese son of the ship’s carpenter, finds her hiding spot, Petra convinces him to help her stay hidden . . .and help disguise her as a boy.
If Petra is discovered and exposed as a girl, she could be tossed overboard, or worse . . . returned to her father. And if Bram is exposed for helping her, he could lose the only home—and family—he has. As tensions rise on the ship, with pirates attacking, deadly illness, and even mutiny, Petra and Bram face impossible decisions that test their friendship and threaten their dreams of freedom.
Told in alternating voices and filled with secrets and intrigue, this richly researched novel is historical fiction at its best.
Ages 10 and up | Publisher: Dial Books | 2015 | ISBN-13: 978-0525428565
About Eve Yohalem
Eve Yohalem’s first book was ESCAPE UNDER THE FOREVER SKY, which Booklist called “riveting.” She lives with her family in New York City. To learn more, and download a free curriculum guide for CAST OFF, visit her website: eveyohalem.com. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/eyohalem
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Prizing & samples courtesy of Dial Books.
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