Chasing At The Surface: A Novel

October 4, 2016|
Chasing At The Surface: A Novel by Sharon Mentyka
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National Outdoor Book Award Winner for Children's Literature
Sometimes finding your way home takes more than courage. It takes a leap of faith.

Chasing at the Surfacetells the story of a young girl's courage and the healing power of nature. After her mother unexpectedly leaves home, twelve-year old Marisa struggles with her feelings of loss and abandonment just as a pod of nineteen orca whales-mothers with their new calves following a run of chum salmon-become trapped in the enclosed inlet near her Northwest home. Marisa's journey to help the whales find their way home brings her to a new understanding of the assaults humans have had on nature, and the complicated meaning of family and home.

Sharon Mentykais a graduate of the MFA program of the Whidbey Writers Workshop and she has had stories and essays published in various literary magazines for both children and adults, includingColumbia Kids, a publication of the Washington State History Museum,Soundings Review, andCricketmagazine. She is the author ofB in the World, an...
Title:Chasing At The Surface: A NovelFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:228 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.68 inShipping dimensions:228 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.68 inPublished:October 4, 2016Publisher:West Margin PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1943328609

ISBN - 13:9781943328604

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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