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Ann and Seamus by Kevin Major, illustrated by David Blackwood

Posted by on Jan 13, 2014 in Book Reviews, Newfoundland | 0 comments

Summary: Based on a true story from 1828, seventeen year-old Ann Harvey lives with her parents and her numerous brothers on the Isle aux Morts, Newfoundland. Her¬†father is a cod fisherman and their lives revolve around fishing season until one day¬†there is a shipwreck on their shores. As everyone focuses on saving the ship’s passengers, a subtle romance develops between Ann and Seamus, one of the survivors. Number of Pages: 108 Age Range: 13-15 Review: David Blackwood’s illustrations are haunting and beautiful with a soft quality about them, perfectly complimenting Kevin...

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