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old Sophie talks her adoptive parents into letting her sail with her three
uncles and two cousins across the Atlantic to see her grandfather, Bompie.
The voyage becomes an exciting, perilous trip with treacherous storms,
family conflicts, and tests of personal courage. The story is told
through journals kept by Sophie and her cousin Cody. The journey
to England becomes a journey into Sophie's past as she remembers her forgotten
life before she was adopted. This high sea adventure and mystery
will keep you on board until the journey's end! (Jean Bellavance
email@example.com for Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Awards, 2003)
Sailboats -- Fiction.
Sailing -- Fiction.
Ocean travel -- Fiction.
Family life -- Fiction.
Grandfathers -- Fiction.
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