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Dickinson, Peter

ISBN 10: 0399233288 / ISBN 13: 9780399233289
Editorial: Putnam Pub Group, 1998
Usado Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: Deer Run Books (Sioux City, IA, Estados Unidos de America)

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Very tight, very clean copy, undamaged pages, no marks, tears or folded pages, clean, bright hard covers, very tight spine, pages and hard covers. Clean dust jacket, no tears. N° de ref. de la librería 048422

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Editorial: Putnam Pub Group

Año de publicación: 1998

Encuadernación: Hard Cover

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine

Edición: First Edition, First Printing

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After she and Suth rescue four small children following an attack on Good Place about 200,000 years ago, Noli heeds the warnings of Moonhawk and leads the group to safety

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Grade 4-8-Noli and Suth and four younger children are journeying through Africa in search of "Good Places"-sources of food, water, and shelter-after a volcanic eruption separates them from the rest of their Moonhawk Kin. Noli has always been a channel for the spirits that advise her people and Suth has real leadership potential, but they have responsibilities far beyond their years and experience. As members of a human tribe that lived 200,000 years ago, the Kin make and use tools, store and carry fire, communicate with language and share a mythology to explain the world around them. The story of their journey is related in a simple, direct style in keeping with their relatively new ability to communicate, and in chapters that alternate with retellings of Moonhawk mythology. During their travels, they meet some lighter-skinned canyon people who still communicate in simple grunts. The initial difficulty in getting to know, tolerate, and eventually cooperate with one another highlights their varying stages of development and, in a larger sense, the overall stages of human development. Noli's Story is less sophisticated than Dickinson's A Bone from a Dry Sea (Dell, 1995) and is an easy, approachable, and evocative look at early human times. It is the second in a series of four books about the Kin, but stands on its own as a lively, concise, and convincing novel.
Susan L. Rogers, Chestnut Hill Academy, PA
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