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Hannah: Daughters of the Sea

By Debra Bogart, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Rather innocent gothic romance with a fantastic twist.

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This metaphoric coming-of-age tale reels the reader in with a likeable heroine who is smart, hardworking, self-reliant, self-aware, and yet innocent and naïve. A new twist on fantasy by an adept author provides readers a great introduction to gothic romance. Is the eldest daughter of the household truly mad, or simply spoiled and manipulative? Who is the mysterious young painter who compels in Hannah forbidden desires? These mysteries and the requisite foreboding carry the reader along swimmingly.

Book Details

  • Author: Kathryn Lasky
  • Genre: Fantasy
  • Book type: Fiction
  • Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
  • Publication date: September 1, 2009
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 12 - 17
  • Number of pages: 176
  • Last updated: March 4, 2020

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