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Glass Sentence (Reprint) (Paperback) (S. E. Grove)

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* Wholly original and marvelous beyond compare.”Kirkus Reviews, starred reviewBoston, 1891. Sophia Tims comes from a family of explorers and cartologers who, for generations, have been traveling and mapping the New Worlda world changed by the Great Disruption of 1799, when all the continents were flung into different time periods. Eight years ago, her parents left her with her uncle Shadrack, the foremost cartologer in Boston, and went on an urgent mission. They never returned. Life with her brilliant, absent-minded, adored uncle has taught Sophia to take care of herself.Then Shadrack is kidnapped. And Sophia, who has rarely been outside of Boston, is the only one who can search for him. Together with Theo, a refugee from the West, she travels over rough terrain and uncharted ocean, encounters pirates and traders, and relies on a combination of Shadrack’s maps, common sense, and her own slantwise powers of observation. But even as Sophia and Theo try to save Shadrack’s life, they are in danger of losing their own.The Glass Sentence plunges readers into a time and place they will not want to leave, and introduces them to a heroine and hero they will take to their hearts.
* ?Wholly original and marvelous beyond compare.??Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Boston, 1891. Sophia Tims comes from a family of explorers and cartologers who, for generations, have been traveling and mapping the New World?a world changed by the Great Disruption of 1799, when all the continents were flung into different time periods. Eight years ago, her parents left her with her uncle Shadrack, the foremost cartologer in Boston, and went on an urgent mission. They never returned. Life with her brilliant, absent-minded, adored uncle has taught Sophia to take care of herself.

Then Shadrack is kidnapped. And Sophia, who has rarely been outside of Boston, is the only one who can search for him. Together with Theo, a refugee from the West, she travels over rough terrain and uncharted ocean, encounters pirates and traders, and relies on a combination of Shadrack?s maps, common sense, and her own slantwise powers of observation. But even as Sophia and Theo try to save Shadrack?s life, they are in danger of losing their own.

The Glass Sentence plunges readers into a time and place they will not want to leave, and introduces them to a heroine and hero they will take to their hearts.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 48914
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Maps
Series Title: Mapmakers
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: S. E. Grove
Language: English
Street Date: June 16, 2015
TCIN: 17174045
UPC: 9780142423660
Item Number (DPCI): 247-02-8360
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