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Fiction Ages 9-12
Pages: 148
Themes: adventure, animals
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pub Date: 01/10/2003
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Lissa is the new kid in town. She is lonely and she blames her mother and her mother's new husband for her troubles. To make matters worse, she has to look after a boy who believes that his dead mother's spirit lives on in the red-tailed hawk that he secretly keeps captive. Ironically, the resulting adventure takes Lissa's mind off her own troubles and gets her a friend to boot!

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Silver Birch nominee  | 2005 | Short-listed
SYRCA Diamond Willow nominee  | 2005 | Short-listed
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