Root Beer Candy and Other Miracles by Shari GreenRoot Beer Candy and Other Miracles by Shari Green

Root Beer Candy and Other Miracles

byShari Green

Paperback | September 9, 2016

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Eleven-year-old Bailey believes in miracles. She has to; it will take a miracle to keep her warring parents together. This summer they are at a Marriage Counselling camp, leaving Bailey and her little brother Kevin with their estranged grandmother in the island town of Felicity Bay. There, an eccentric deposed minister makes a prophecy that a stranger from the sea will change everything. When Bailey discovers a mermaid-shaped piece of driftwood, she begins to believe that the mermaid is this stranger from the sea. Then, when a dolphin becomes stranded on the beach, Bailey forgets her own troubles and rouses the reluctant locals into action. Written in light and lyrical free verse, Shari Green’s warm and wistful novel brings Bailey face to face with both hard and beautiful truths about growing up and growing into her own ability to shape the world.
Shari Green spent a large portion of her childhood summers reading stacks of library books, and she's still in love with stories today. In 2016 she published Root Beer Candy and Other Miracles, a stirring middle-grade novel in free verse. Shari lives in Campbell River, British Columbia, with her husband, kids, and the worst watchdog ev...
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Title:Root Beer Candy and Other MiraclesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 8 × 5.85 × 0.55 inPublished:September 9, 2016Publisher:Pajama Press Inc.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1772780073

ISBN - 13:9781772780079

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sweet, heart rending story This is a well crafted Canadian novel in verse with a sweet, heart rending story. I will be buying this book and gifting it to others because it is a story about faith, family, friends and finding blessings in ordinary things. Just so lovely- the kind of book you squeeze tight as you read it.
Date published: 2017-01-13

Editorial Reviews

[A] wonderful, poignant book...I strongly recommend this to all who love the sea, and families, and miracles....Five stars out of five! - My Comfy Chair - 20161009