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Fiction Ages 9-12
Pages: 220
Themes: castaway, magic realism, legend, folk tale, isolated
Publisher: Cormorant Books
Pub Date: 19/Apr/2022
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When Pascale Chardon finds herself on a lifeboat drifting toward an uncharted island with no memory of how she got there, all she wants is to get back to her family. The islanders, however, have a different objective.

For many decades, the islanders have waited for someone foretold only as the Long Awaited. The Long Awaited is said to have knowledge of the islanders’ fate. At first Pascale is sure she’s not the Long Awaited, but when strange happenings occur, she finds it impossible to be certain of anything. Could she be the Long Awaited after all?


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