Mermaid Moon Book

Mermaid Moon


  • Author : Susann Cokal
  • Publisher : Candlewick Press
  • Release Date : 2020-03-03
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages : 492
  • ISBN 10 : 9781536211795

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Mermaid Moon Excerpt :

In the far northern reaches of civilization, a mermaid leaves the sea to look for her land-dwelling mother among people as desperate for magic and miracles as they are for life and love. Blood calls to blood; charm calls to charm. It is the way of the world. Come close and tell us your dreams. Sanna is a mermaid — but she is only half seavish. The night of her birth, a sea-witch cast a spell that made Sanna’s people, including her landish mother, forget how and where she was born. Now Sanna is sixteen and an outsider in the seavish matriarchy, and she is determined to find her mother and learn who she is. She apprentices herself to the witch to learn the magic of making and unmaking, and with a new pair of legs and a quest to complete for her teacher, she follows a clue that leads her ashore on the Thirty-Seven Dark Islands. There, as her fellow mermaids wait in the sea, Sanna stumbles into a wall of white roses thirsty for blood, a hardscrabble people hungry for miracles, and a baroness who will do anything to live forever. From the author of the Michael L. Printz Honor Book The Kingdom of Little Wounds comes a gorgeously told tale of belonging, sacrifice, fear, hope, and mortality. From the author of the Michael L. Printz Honor Book The Kingdom of Little Wounds comes a gorgeously told tale of belonging, sacrifice, fear, hope, and mortality.

Mermaid Moon Book
Score: 4.5
From 67 Ratings

Mermaid Moon


  • Author : Colleen Coble
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Release Date : 2016-01-12
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9781401690298

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Mermaid Moon Excerpt :

Mallory’s mother died fifteen years ago. But her father’s last words on the phone were unmistakable: “Find . . . mother.” Shame and confusion have kept Mallory Davis from her home for the last fifteen years, but when her dad mysteriously dies on his mail boat route, she doesn’t have any choice but to go back to Mermaid Point. Mallory believes her father was murdered and childhood sweetheart Kevin O’Connor, game warden in Downeast Maine, confirms her suspicions. But Kevin is wary of helping Mallory in her search. She broke his heart and left—without a word—years ago. When Mallory begins receiving threats on her own life—and her beloved teenage daughter, Haylie—their search intensifies. There’s a tangled web within the supposed murder, and it involves much more than what meets the eye. As answers begin to fall into place, Mallory realizes her search is about more than finding her father’s killer—it is also about finding herself again . . . and possibly about healing what was broken so long ago with Kevin. She just has to stay alive long enough to put all the pieces together.

The Magical Mermaid and the Moon Book

The Magical Mermaid and the Moon


  • Author : Angiah Harris
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2020-10-27
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages : 174
  • ISBN 10 : 9781950906826

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The Magical Mermaid and the Moon Excerpt :

"No matter how dark it may seem, light finds a way to shine through," the mermaid king tells his daughter, and as she explores his undersea kingdom, she never doubts his words. In the days before the moon and tides exist, the kingdom is at peace. Singing fills the streets, and the subjects thrive under the reign of their king, queen, and princess. Then a shocking betrayal robs the kingdom of light, silences all singing, and plunges the mermaid princess into grief and despair. As her world falls apart, she faces questions she never expected to ask. Can she alone sing loudly enough to defeat fear? What light could shine brightly enough to overcome the darkness? Two unexpected encounters teach her surprising lessons about love, hope, and forgiveness. Along her journey toward freedom for herself and her people the truth becomes clear: if her kingdom will ever be restored to its former glory, the entire world will have to change.

Mermaids on the Moon Book
Score: 3
From 4 Ratings

Mermaids on the Moon


  • Author : Elizabeth Stuckey-French
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release Date : 2003-07-08
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9781400075867

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Mermaids on the Moon Excerpt :

When thirty-five-year-old France’s father calls to say that her mother, Grendy, has run off, France suspects foul play and heads south to investigate. Recently reunited with fellow former “mermaids” from Mermaid Springs, FL—one of the Sunshine State’s premier, pre-Disney attractions—Grendy had successfully revived her career in kitschy underwater pageants. But if she doesn’t find herself or let herself be found soon, she’ll miss the big Labor Day show. While the other fin-toting “merhags” regale France with stories of old—particularly the night Elvis came to town—they’re suspiciously tight-lipped about Grendy’s disappearance. Increasingly convinced that Grendy is in trouble—and that a psychic cat might hold the clue—she makes a series of unexpected, extraordinary discoveries about Mermaid Springs, her mother, and, in turn, herself.

Under the Mermaid Moon Book

Under the Mermaid Moon


  • Author : john rolston
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date : 2017-02
  • Genre: Poetry
  • Pages : 116
  • ISBN 10 : 9781365505447

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Under the Mermaid Moon Excerpt :

How does a person reconcile, especially in this modern world, a belief in god and the surrounding godlessness

The Kingdom of Little Wounds Book
Score: 3
From 16 Ratings

The Kingdom of Little Wounds


  • Author : Susann Cokal
  • Publisher : Candlewick Press
  • Release Date : 2013-10-08
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages : 576
  • ISBN 10 : 9780763669072

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The Kingdom of Little Wounds Excerpt :

A 2014 Michael L. Printz Honor Book A young seamstress and a royal nursemaid find themselves at the center of an epic power struggle in this stunning young-adult debut. On the eve of Princess Sophia’s wedding, the Scandinavian city of Skyggehavn prepares to fete the occasion with a sumptuous display of riches: brocade and satin and jewels, feasts of sugar fruit and sweet spiced wine. Yet beneath the veneer of celebration, a shiver of darkness creeps through the palace halls. A mysterious illness plagues the royal family, threatening the lives of the throne’s heirs, and a courtier’s wolfish hunger for the king’s favors sets a devious plot in motion. Here in the palace at Skyggehavn, things are seldom as they seem — and when a single errant prick of a needle sets off a series of events that will alter the course of history, the fates of seamstress Ava Bingen and mute nursemaid Midi Sorte become irrevocably intertwined with that of mad Queen Isabel. As they navigate a tangled web of palace intrigue, power-lust, and deception, Ava and Midi must carve out their own survival any way they can.

Beneath the Moon Book
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Beneath the Moon


  • Author : Yoshi Yoshitani
  • Publisher : Ten Speed Press
  • Release Date : 2020-09-01
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : 9781984857231

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Beneath the Moon Excerpt :

Powerful and universal retellings of seventy-eight divine stories, legends, and myths from around the world, each accompanied by a gorgeous illustration from acclaimed artist Yoshi Yoshitani. Many of the lessons we learn are shared stories passed among cultures and generations. In this riveting collection of fables and folktales from cultures across the globe, characters from beloved fairytales, cultural fables, ancient mythologies, and inspirational deities are brought to life, including Sleeping Beauty (Italy), Rapunzel (Germany), Jack and the Beanstalk (England), Our Lady of Guadalupe (Mexico), Sun God Ra (Egypt), the Crane Wife (Japan), and dozens more. Lesser-known stories introduce characters such as the volcano goddess Pele from Hawaii; Mwindo, the wise and powerful king of the Nyanga people; and the strong and resilient Yennenga, mother of the Mossi people in Burkina Faso. The recurring themes of conquering evil, overcoming adversity, and finding love and companionship are woven throughout this collection. Yoshi Yoshitani's art style is fresh and unique, featuring diverse and multicultural characters. Each story will be featured opposite a correlating illustration, both lush and vibrant.

Keeper Book
Score: 4
From 33 Ratings

Keeper


  • Author : Kathi Appelt
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2012-05-22
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN 10 : 1442406089

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Keeper Excerpt :

Keeper was born in the ocean, and she believes she is part mermaid. So as a ten-year-old she goes out looking for her mother—an unpredictable and uncommonly gorgeous woman who swam away when Keeper was three—and heads right for the ocean, right for the sandbar where mermaids are known to gather. But her boat is too small for the surf—and much too small for the storm that is brewing on the horizon. Kathi Appelt follows her award-winning and New York Times bestselling novel The Underneath with this stunning, mysterious, and breathtaking tale of a girl who outgrows fairy tales just a little too late—and learns in the end that there is nothing more magical and mythical than love itself.

Mermaid Rising Book

Mermaid Rising


  • Author : C. L. Savage
  • Publisher : SeaRisen LLC
  • Release Date : 2015-01-03
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 349
  • ISBN 10 : 9780990925804

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Mermaid Rising Excerpt :

It was the quiet after the storm. I sat up in bed - what had awakened me? I tried to sit still to listen, but my heart was pounding. Throwing off the covers I turned to look out at the rising moon shining brilliantly through the departing storm clouds, its silver lighting up my room. Goosebumps rose on my arms and I tried to rub them down. At the gym pool, I peered down from the diving board, watching as the rising moon cast its light upon the water. Moonlight trailed into the water and bubbles began to rise from the bottom, the pool thrilling to the moonlight as its water called to me. Caught up in the moonlight’s song, I dove in an arc into the still waters, shattering the moon’s reflection. Blissful waters greeted me, calling to me as one of its own. It was a thrilling experience as instead of the expected pool bottom, a sparkling undersea vista welcomed me.

Mermaid Myths Book

Mermaid Myths


  • Author : Cynthia O'Brien
  • Publisher : Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP
  • Release Date : 2017-12-15
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 48
  • ISBN 10 : 9781538214459

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Mermaid Myths Excerpt :

Are mermaids compassionate beings waiting to save drowning sailors or vindictive creatures hoping to lure people to their deaths? The answer depends on the lore, which is vast and varied. Through the centuries, people around the world have reported seeing real mermaids on rocks or bobbing in the sea. Even in the 21st century, people are drawn to the mystery of the mermaid. Readers, too, will find the many mermaid stories and hoaxes in this engaging book entertaining as well as educational. Folklore is a unique and entertaining window into studies of world culture.

Moon Mermaid and the Treasure of Friendship Book

Moon Mermaid and the Treasure of Friendship


  • Author : Moon Mermaid
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2015-11-04
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 54
  • ISBN 10 : 069244369X

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Moon Mermaid and the Treasure of Friendship Excerpt :

Dive into a world of waterfalls, pirate islands, mermaids, fairies, wizards, unicorns and magic! "Moon Mermaid and the Treasure of Friendship" is a beautiful photo storybook about a lonely mermaid that finds a very special treasure map and on her adventure discovers that friendship is the most magical treasure of all! The book is 54 pages, 8.5x8.5 inches, paperback, with amazing color photo pages taken above and underwater.

Mermaid Moon Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Mermaid Moon


  • Author : Molly Harrison
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2018-03-27
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 1986911977

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Mermaid Moon Excerpt :

Mermaid Moon Sketchbook by Molly Harrison features 120 sheets of 8.5 x 11 inch, blank, unlined paper for you to sketch, doodle, and write on! Featuring a glossy softcover, this sketchbook/notebook is perfect for any mermaid lover! Please see www.mollyharrisonart.com for more information about Molly and her art!

How to Meet a Mermaid Book

How to Meet a Mermaid


  • Author : Sue Fliess
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2020-06-16
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN 10 : 9781510754102

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How to Meet a Mermaid Excerpt :

Legend has it the only way to meet a mermaid is to know where to look and to give her a beautiful handmade gift that shows her you care. If you’re lucky, she may take you on an ocean adventure! Mermaids are rarely seen, and even more rarely met. But, if you gather some natural craft supplies—shells, coral, driftwood, and sea glass—and make her a gift, you might just befriend one! Will you spot a mermaid in the waves just off shore? If you do, will you be ready? By being observant, resourceful, and friendly, you can make a beautiful crown from natural beach materials that will show your new mermaid friend you truly care. Perhaps she’ll take you on an incredible adventure through the ocean’s depths, past ancient shipwrecks, and to her shell castle! You just might experience what it’s like to be a mermaid yourself! Sue Fliess’s poetic read-aloud text and Simona Sanfilippo’s vibrant, whimsical illustrations will provide joy for young readers eager to meet their own mermaids! Also included are guides for teachers and parents about how to engage children in building mermaid crowns and how to interest them in the natural world, the history of mermaids, and the many cultures that have believed in them.

The Littlest Mermaid Book

The Littlest Mermaid


  • Author : John T Stapleton
  • Publisher : Twin Sisters®
  • Release Date : 2017-03-02
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 24
  • ISBN 10 : 9781625815576

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The Littlest Mermaid Excerpt :

Deep down at the bottom of the ocean, was the "Land of the Mermaids." All of the mermaids who lived in this beautiful place looked exactly the same. Although some might have short hair or long hair, each mermaid was pink with a green tail. One day a little mermaid hatched out of her shell and was different. This littlest mermaid was purple. Young readers will learn a valuable lesson about diversity and acceptance as they read about the littlest mermaid’s adventures in a land filled with sandcastles, seahorses, and trees made of coral.

The Mermaid from Jeju Book
Score: 4.5
From 4 Ratings

The Mermaid from Jeju


  • Author : Sumi Hahn
  • Publisher : Crooked Lane Books
  • Release Date : 2020-12-08
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9781643854410

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The Mermaid from Jeju Excerpt :

A POPSUGAR Best Book of December 2020 An AMAZON Editors Pick December 2020 A SHE READS Best Historical Fiction Novel Winter 2021 A BUSTLE Most Anticipated Winter 2021 Read A LIBRO.FM Influencer Pick, December 2020 Inspired by true events on Korea's Jeju Island, Sumi Hahn's "entrancing [debut] novel, brimming with lyricism and magic" (Jennifer Rosner, The Yellow Bird Sings) explores what it means to truly love in the wake of devastation. In the aftermath of World War II, Goh Junja is a girl just coming into her own. She is the latest successful deep sea diver in a family of strong haenyeo. Confident she is a woman now, Junja urges her mother to allow her to make the Goh family's annual trip to Mt. Halla, where they trade abalone and other sea delicacies for pork. Junja, a sea village girl, has never been to the mountains, where it smells like mushrooms and earth. While there, she falls in love with a mountain boy Yang Suwol, who rescues her after a particularly harrowing journey. But when Junja returns one day later, it is just in time to see her mother take her last breath, beaten by the waves during a dive she was taking in Junja's place. Spiraling in grief, Junja sees her younger siblings sent to live with their estranged father. Everywhere she turns, Junja is haunted by the loss of her mother, from the meticulously tended herb garden that has now begun to sprout weeds, to the field where their bed sheets are beaten. She has only her grandmother and herself. But the world moves on without Junja. The political climate is perilous. Still reeling from Japan's forced withdrawal from the peninsula, Korea is forced to accommodate the rapid establishment of US troops. Junja's canny grandmother, who lived through the Japanese invasion that led to Korea's occupation understands the signs of danger all too well. When Suwol is arrested for working with and harboring communists, and the perils of post-WWII overtake her homelands, Junja must learn to navigate a tumultuous worl