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Secret of the Ron Mor Skerry
by Rosalie K. Fry and Rosalie K. Fry


Overview - Fiona McConville is a child of the Western Isles, living on the Scottish mainland. City life doesn't suit Fiona and at age ten she is sent back to her beloved isles to live with her grandparents. There she learns more about her mother's strange ways with the seals and seabirds; hears stories of the selkies, mythological creatures that are half seal and half human; and wonders about her baby brother, Jamie, who disappeared long ago but whom fishermen claim to have seen.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Fiona McConville is a child of the Western Isles, living on the Scottish mainland. City life doesn't suit Fiona and at age ten she is sent back to her beloved isles to live with her grandparents. There she learns more about her mother's strange ways with the seals and seabirds; hears stories of the selkies, mythological creatures that are half seal and half human; and wonders about her baby brother, Jamie, who disappeared long ago but whom fishermen claim to have seen. Fiona is determined to find Jamie and enlists her cousin Rory to help. When her grandparents are suddenly threatened with eviction, Fiona and Rory go into action. Secret of the Ron Mor Skerry is a magical story of the power of place and family history, interwoven with Scottish folklore. Rosalie K. Fry's novel, which was the basis for John Sayles's classic 1994 film The Secret of Roan Inish, is back in print for the first time in decades.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781681371665
  • ISBN-10: 1681371669
  • Publisher: New York Review of Books
  • Publish Date: October 2017
  • Page Count: 96
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-12
  • Dimensions: 8.7 x 5.7 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.5 pounds


Related Categories

Books > Juvenile Fiction > Legends, Myths, Fables - General
Books > Juvenile Fiction > Family - Siblings
Books > Juvenile Fiction > Nature & the Natural World - General (see also headings unde

 
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