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The Shining World
By author: Kathleen McDonnell
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pub Date: Jan/01/2003
Pages: 240
Fiction Ages 12-14
Price:  $6.95
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Sixteen-year-old Peggy has gone north to plant trees for the summer. On a visit to a petroglyph site, she is abruptly transported to Notherland, an imaginary world she created when she was seven. There, she learns that Mi, a spirit-child who lives in the northern lights, has gone in search of a mythical "shining world." Fearing for her safety, Peggy and her Notherland companions—Gavi the philosopher loon, Molly the pirate-doll, and a mysterious young man named Jackpine—set out in search of Mi.
Canadian Children's Literature - September 1, 2004
"Like all good imaginary worlds, Notherland is both familiar and strange...historical settings are well researched and vivid...characters and plot are at the forefront."



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