The Canyon's Edge (inbunden)
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Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
320
Utgivningsdatum
2020-11-12
Förlag
Little, Brown Young Readers
Dimensioner
196 x 142 x 33 mm
Vikt
386 g
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1
ISBN
9780316494694
The Canyon's Edge (inbunden)

The Canyon's Edge

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One year since she lost her mother to a random shooting, Nora and her father are exploring a slot canyon deep in the Arizona desert. They like to stay far away from other people now, or at least Nora's father does. Nora has been working with a therapist to try to heal, and she longs to have a normal life again, to be "just an ordinary girl" like she was when her mother was still alive. But when she and her father reach the bottom of the canyon, a flash flood rips past them, sweeping away Nora's father and all of their supplies. Nora finds herself lost and alone in the desert, facing dehydration, snakes, scorpions, and, worst of all, the beast who has terrorized her dreams for the past year. To survive, Nora must find the courage to save herself and her father...or be consumed by her grief and her fear.
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You won't be able to stop turning pages of this gripping, unforgettable novel with emotional depth and resonance as you cheer for Nora to conquer her inner and outer beasts."--Donna Gephart, award-winning author of Lily and Dunkin, The Paris Project, and Abby, Tried and True "A haunting, heart-pounding story of survival, brilliantly told in verse. The Canyon's Edge will inspire, uplift and resonate. I loved it!"--Barbara Dee, author of Maybe He Just Likes You and My Life in the Fish Tank "A gutsy, page-turning tale of courage, survival, and healing, told in dynamic verse. The Canyon's Edge is powerful, unflinching, and full of heart."--Chris Baron, author of All of Me "A powerful, heart-thumping story about survival and the inner strength it takes to reclaim life after trauma. Nora shows us that it's possible to emerge stronger than we've ever been before."--Ann Braden, award-winning author of The Benefits of Being an Octopus "...beautifully written. [Dusti] Bowling is a master storyteller."--Midwest Book Review * "...this emotionally resonant survival tale is a must-have."--School Library Journal, starred review * "...stunning.... an edge-of-your-seat read."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review * "....powerful..a triumphant story of healing and bravery."--Booklist, starred review "Thrilling"--BookPage

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Dusti Bowling is the bestselling author of Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus, 24 Hours in Nowhere, Momentous Events in the Life of a Cactus, and The Canyon's Edge. Dusti holds a B.S. in Psychology and lives in Arizona with her husband, three daughters, a dozen tarantulas, a gopher snake named Burrito, a king snake name Death Noodle, and a cockatiel named Gandalf the Grey.