Listening for Lions

Paperback | October 10, 2006

byGloria Whelan

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"If you are among evil people, you must be like the lion, gathering strength and awaiting your time."

Africa is the only home Rachel Sheridan has ever known. But when influenza strikes down her missionary parents, she is left vulnerable prey to her family's wicked neighbors. Surrounded by greed and lies, Rachel is entangled in a criminal scheme and sent to England, where she is forced into a life of deception. Like the lion, she must be patient and strong, awaiting the moment when she can take control of her own fate—and find her way home again at last.

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"If you are among evil people, you must be like the lion, gathering strength and awaiting your time."Africa is the only home Rachel Sheridan has ever known. But when influenza strikes down her missionary parents, she is left vulnerable prey to her family's wicked neighbors. Surrounded by greed and lies, Rachel is entangled in a crimina...

Gloria Whelan is the bestselling author of many novels for young readers, includingHomeless Bird, winner of the National Book Award;Fruitlands: Louisa May Alcott Made Perfect;Angel on the Square;Burying the Sun;Once on This Island, winner of the Great Lakes Book Award; andReturn to the Island. She lives in the woods of northern Michiga...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 7.62 × 5.12 × 0.42 inPublished:October 10, 2006Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:006058176X

ISBN - 13:9780060581763

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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