Wonder at the Edge of the World (Hardcover)

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In this captivating quest that spans the globe, a young girl who wants to know everything challenges her assumptions about family, loyalty, and friendship as she fights to save her father's legacy--and to begin creating her own.
Hallelujah Wonder wants to become one of the first female scientists of the nineteenth century. She knows every specimen and rare artifact that her explorer father hid deep in a cave before he died, and she feels a great responsibility to protect the objects (particularly a mesmerizing and dangerous one called Medicine Head) from a wicked Navy captain who would use it for evil. Now she and her friend Eustace, a runaway slave, must set out on a sweeping adventure by land and by sea to the only place where no one will ever find the cursed relic....
In this captivating quest that spans the globe, a young girl who wants to know everything challenges her assumptions about family, loyalty, and friendship as she fights to save her father's legacy--and to begin creating her own.

About the Author


Nicole Helget is the acclaimed author of the middle grade novels "The End of the Wild "and "Wonder at the Edge of the World "as well as three adult novels, "The Turtle Catcher," "The Summer of Ordinary Ways," and "Stillwater." She has also co-authored a middle grade novel, "Horse Camp." She lives in St. Peter, Minnesota.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780316245104
ISBN-10: 0316245100
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: April 14th, 2015
Pages: 384
Language: English