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The Canyon's Edge Hardcover – Import, 8 September 2020

4.8 out of 5 stars 122 ratings

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Praise for The Canyon's Edge:
A 2020 Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Kids Book

* "...stunning.... an edge-of-your-seat read."―Kirkus Reviews, starred review

* "...this emotionally resonant survival tale is a must-have."―School Library Journal, starred review

* "....powerful..a triumphant story of healing and bravery."―Booklist, starred review

"...beautifully written. [Dusti] Bowling is a master storyteller."―Midwest Book Review

"A powerful, heart-thumping story about survival and the inner strength it takes to reclaim life after trauma. Nora shows us that it's possible to emerge stronger than we've ever been before."―Ann Braden, award-winning author of The Benefits of Being an Octopus

"You won't be able to stop turning pages of this gripping, unforgettable novel with emotional depth and resonance as you cheer for Nora to conquer her inner and outer beasts."―Donna Gephart, award-winning author of Lily and Dunkin, The Paris Project, and Abby, Tried and True

"A haunting, heart-pounding story of survival, brilliantly told in verse. The Canyon's Edgewill inspire, uplift and resonate. I loved it!"―Barbara Dee, author of Maybe He Just Likes You and My Life in the Fish Tank

"A gutsy, page-turning tale of courage, survival, and healing, told in dynamic verse. The Canyon's Edge is powerful, unflinching, and full of heart."―Chris Baron, author of All of Me


Book Description

Hatchet meets Long Way Down in this heartfelt and gripping middle-grade novel in verse about a young girl struggling to stay alive after a climbing trip with her father goes terribly wrong, while dealing with the aftermath of a violent shooting.

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Product details

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Little, Brown Books for Young Readers; Illustrated edition (8 September 2020)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 240 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0316494690
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0316494694
  • Reading age ‏ : ‎ 8 - 12 years
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 380 g
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 14.48 x 3.3 x 20.32 cm
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.8 out of 5 stars 122 ratings

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B. J. Neary
5.0 out of 5 stars A fateful trip including poisonous snakes, scorpions, and other torment!
Reviewed in the United States on 20 September 2020
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5.0 out of 5 stars Stunning. Lyrical. Beautiful.
Reviewed in the United States on 11 September 2020
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3.0 out of 5 stars Different, good
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Tara Lynn H.
5.0 out of 5 stars What a great book!
Reviewed in the United States on 5 March 2021
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