Everlasting Nora
by Marie Miranda Cruz


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An uplifting young reader debut about perseverance against all odds, Marie Miranda Cruz's debut Everlasting Nora follows the story of a young girl living in the real-life shantytown inside the Philippines' Manila North Cemetery.  Read more...


 
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Overview

An uplifting young reader debut about perseverance against all odds, Marie Miranda Cruz's debut Everlasting Nora follows the story of a young girl living in the real-life shantytown inside the Philippines' Manila North Cemetery.


After a family tragedy results in the loss of both father and home, 12-year-old Nora lives with her mother in Manila's North Cemetery, which is the largest shanty town of its kind in the Philippines today.

When her mother disappears mysteriously one day, Nora is left alone.

With help from her best friend Jojo and the support of his kindhearted grandmother, Nora embarks on a journey riddled with danger in order to find her mom. Along the way she also rediscovers the compassion of the human spirit, the resilience of her community, and everlasting hope in the most unexpected places.

"Heartwarming "--Melissa de la Cruz

"A story of friendship and unrelenting hope."--Erin Entrada Kelly


 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780765394590
  • ISBN-10: 0765394596
  • Publisher: Starscape Books
  • Publish Date: October 2018
  • Page Count: 288
  • Reading Level: Ages 9-11
  • Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.7 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.79 pounds


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Books > Juvenile Fiction > Social Themes - Homelessness & Poverty
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