Publisher: Groundwood Books Ltd ,Canada
Number of pages: 160
Weight: 482 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 mm
I'm under. Icy water fills my nose. My ears. I hold my breath. The sea is dark. My feet and hands are numb. No. No. I can't die.
I kick. Kick. Hard. Harder. Fight." - from the book
Shortlisted for the Vine Award for Canadian Jewish Literature, Children's/Young Adult
"Avis's unforgettable journey of friendship, courage, tragedy, and hope will captivate and resonate with readers." National Reading Campaign
"Readers will be swept up in Avis's excitement about the boat mechanics, gourmet food, and people-watching." School Library Journal
"Together, Frieda Wishinsky and Willow Dawson tell an incredible story of unlikely friendship, travelling during wartime, and, most importantly, hope." CM Magazine
"Wishinsky incorporates a wealth of contextual information into the story." Publishers Weekly
"This child's view of the event with eye-catching illustrations is an accessible take on the historic event." Booklist
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