Nightmare Island

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Product Details

Price
$17.99  $16.73
Publisher
Scholastic Press
Publish Date
Pages
304
Dimensions
5.89 X 8.53 X 0.98 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781338783575

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About the Author

Shakirah Bourne is a Bajan author and filmmaker born and based in Barbados. She once shot a movie scene in a cave with bats during an earthquake, but is too scared to watch horror movies. She enjoys exploring old graveyards, daydreaming, and eating mangoes. Learn more at shakirahbourne.com.

Reviews

Praise for Josephine Against the Sea:

* "A heart-wrenching adventure with big laughs and well-earned surprises." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

* "Filled with humor and vibrant, likable characters, the suspense of this fast-paced, laugh-out-loud fantasy will keep the pages turning." -- Booklist, starred review

"Twining fantastical elements with a steady pace and a contemporary setting, Bourne nets a relatable story of processing grief, trust in one's family and community, and Black girl magic." -- Publishers Weekly

"Jo is a funny, determined heroine with no end of schemes, and Bourne's masterful modernizing of jumbie lore is thrilling. The story is riveting from beginning to end." -- Tracey Baptiste, New York Times bestselling author

"An entertaining read featuring many references to creatures from Caribbean mythology; sure to be a great addition to any library's middle grade collection." -- School Library Journal