Merrow by Ananda Braxton-Smith

Set in the 11th century, at a time when a 12-year-old girl is almost an adult, Neen Marrey lives with her stoic but not unloving auntie Ushags on Carrick Island. Neen is always asking her aunt for stories about her long-dead mother, Ushags’ sister, who perhaps was a merrow, a selkie. This is a fairy tale woven into a novel—the language is glittery with precision, yet warm and lyrical as song. Ages 13 & up.  —GA

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$16.99
ISBN: 9780763679248
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - November 8th, 2016

 

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