Girl of the Southern Sea by Michelle Kadarusman

Girl of the Southern Sea

Michelle Kadarusman

fiction magical realism middle grade emotional reflective fast-paced

205 pages | first published 2019


From the time she was a little girl, Nia has dreamed up adventures about the Javanese mythical princess, Dewi Kadita. Now fourteen, Nia would love nothing more than to continue her education and become a writer. But high school costs money her fam...
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emotional 66%
adventurous 33%
funny 33%
hopeful 33%
inspiring 33%
reflective 33%
sad 33%


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fast 50%

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