Call Me Amy by Marcia Strykowski

Call Me Amy

byMarcia Strykowski

Paperback | May 1, 2013

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1973 has been a lonely year for Amy Henderson, filled with too many awkward moments to count—that is, until she helps rescue an injured seal pup. In order to help save Pup, she forms an unlikely alliance with Craig, a mysterious boy in a worn-out army jacket, and Miss Cogshell, an eccentric older woman whom the children in the town call “Old Coot.” As she nurses Pup back to health with the help of Craig and Miss Cogshell—while simultaneously attempting to hide him from the harbormaster and a group of nosy popular girls infatuated with Craig—Amy discovers that people aren’t always what they seem. Just as she starts to feel at home with her newfound friends, however, an unexpected challenge arises that could change the future of her town as well as her own life.

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Marcia Strykowski has always felt a connection to the ocean and its creatures. She has adopted a puffin named Abigale through Project Puffin, and more recently adopted a harbor seal from World Wildlife Fund. When she's not watching the waves, she works at a public library. After numerous magazine and anthology contributions, Call Me Am...
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Title:Call Me AmyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 8 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:May 1, 2013Publisher:Luminis Books, Inc.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:193546275X

ISBN - 13:9781935462750

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"[Amy] grows throughout the story, from a shy loner to having two friends and speaking her mind in front of her adversaries at school as well as to the whole town. . . . Amy is a reliable narrator and easily relatable." —Natalie Struecker, School Library Journal