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Pine Island Home

A comforting coming-of-age tale of four sisters who discover that families can be created in surprising ways, Pine Island Home has an old-fashioned feel.

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Review of ‘Pine Island Home’

Stories of orphans making it on their own and finding family are a staple of children’s literature, and Newbery Honor author Polly Horvath’s Pine Island Home has an old-fashioned feel. It’s a comforting coming-of-age tale about four sisters whose missionary parents are killed in a tsunami. Their great-aunt Martha agrees to take them in, but…

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