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Northward to the Moon

Written by Polly Horvath
Read by Becca Battoe

Work ID: 82964

ISBN: 9780307706409

Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download

List Price: $14.00

On Sale Date: Feb 23, 2010


In this beautiful follow-up to the highly acclaimed My One Hundred Adventures, Jane and her family have moved to Canada . . . but not for long. When her stepfather, Ned, is fired from his job as a high school French teacher (seems he doesn’t speak French), the family packs up and Jane embarks on a series of new adventures. At first, she imagines her family as a gang of outlaws, riding on horseback in masks, robbing trains, and traveling all the way to Mexico. But the reality is different: Setting off by car, they visit the tribe of Native Americans with whom Ned once lived, head to Las Vegas in search of Ned’s magician brother, and wind up spending the summer with his eccentric mother on her ranch out west. As Jane lives through it all—developing a crush on a ranch hand, reevaluating her relationship with Ned, watching her sister Maya’s painful growing up—she sees her world, which used to be so safe and secure, shift in strange and inconvenient ways.


From the Hardcover edition.

Starred Review, Publishers Weekly, January 4, 2010: "A dynamic montage of dark and light moments"


From the Hardcover edition.


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