Everlasting Nora

ISBN-10: 0765394596
ISBN-13: 9780765394590
Author: Cruz, Marie Miranda
Interest Level: 4-7
Publisher: Starscape

Publication Date: October 2018

Copyright: 2018

Page Count: 288


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Interest Level

Grades 4-7

Reading Level

Lexile: 700L
Accelerated Reader Level: 4.8
Accelerated Reader Points: 9.0

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Homelessness & Poverty

JUVENILE FICTION / Family / Parents

JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance

Description
An uplifting young reader debut about perseverance against all odds, Marie Miranda Cruz's debut Everlasting Nora follows the story of a young girl living in the real-life shantytown inside the Philippines. Manila North Cemetery. After a family tragedy results in the loss of both father and home, 12-year-old Nora lives with her mother in Manila.s North Cemetery, which is the largest shantytown of its kind in the Philippines today. When her mother disappears mysteriously one day, Nora is left alone. With help from her best friend Jojo and the support of his kindhearted grandmother, Nora embarks on a journey riddled with danger in order to find her mom. Along the way she also rediscovers the compassion of the human spirit, the resilience of her community, and everlasting hope in the most unexpected places. .Heartwarming!..#1 New York Times Bestselling Author Melissa de la Cruz .A story of friendship and unrelenting hope...Newbery Medalist Erin Entrada Kelly