The Loss of the Burying Ground
 

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The Loss of the Burying Ground

author: J. Anderson Coats

When the Burying Ground goes down in neutral waters, it sends the delegations from two warring nations—and the peace treaty they were about to sign—to the bottom of the ocean. The only survivors are a pair of teen girls: Cora, daughter of a Duran newspaper man, and Vivienne, lady’s maid to an Ariminthian princess. Neither has known a time when war between their two countries did not rage, but now they must learn to trust each other if they are to find sustenance, avoid dangerous pirates, and have any hope of rescue from the remote island they washed up on. However, in the midst of a conflict steeped in fierce national identity, propaganda, disinformation, and radicalization, finding a common path forward seems nearly impossible, for both Cora and Vivienne and their respective countries. But when the teens’ politically charged rescue seems likely to extend the war, Cora and Vivienne realize they do have a shared purpose: peace. If only it isn’t too late.

In this twisting, page-turning read, shipwrecked teen girls from opposing sides of a long war must find common ground in order to survive.
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$18.99 / $0.00
isbn-10/isbn-13:
1536240028 /  9781536240023
on sale date:
09/2024
type/format:
Young Adult Fiction / EBook
age range:
14 yrs and up
# of pages/size:
272 / N/A
grade range:
Grade 9 and up
 
subjects:
Action & Adventure; Fantasy; Social Themes;
author’s comments:
J. Anderson Coats is the author of fantasy and historical fiction for children and young adults, including Spindle and Dagger. J. Anderson Coats lives and works as a librarian near Seattle.
 
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