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The Tail of Emily Windsnap: Book 1 GradeSeventh grader Emily Windsnap has never learned to swim, in spite of the fact that she and her mother live on a houseboat When she finally takes a swimming class at school, her legs turn into a fishtail She tries to hide her strange affliction, but something draws her to the sparkling surf Soon, she is secretly gliding through the water as a mermaid Below the waves, she meets Shona, also , who takes her to mermaid school and leads her on several adventures When Emily learns the intriguing history of the Shiprock community and of illegal marriages between humans and merpeople, she begins to look for her merman father Danger, humor, confrontation, and even a trial before Neptune all play a part in her search Eventually, she finds her dad and comes to understand the truth about her oddly controlling neighbor, Mr Beeston her mother s dislike of water and her parents love affair All ends well when the family is reunited and swims away to live a new life on a secret merfolk island This fantasy has some delightful moments, but not enough to keep it afloat Characters are not fully developed, the plot wavers between complicated and oversimplified, and the transition from merworld to human is not smoothBeth Tegart, Oneida City Schools, NY Copyright Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc All rights reservedGr This first novel opens with a classic teaser Can you keep a secret It turns out that the secret is a particularly juicy one Though outwardly a normal seventh grader, Emily Windsnap transforms into a mermaid when she goes swimming The phenomenon worries her but thrills her, too, especially when she discovers an underwater mer city not far from where she lives, and begins to learn the answers to nagging questions about her origins Why did her father abandon her when she was a baby Why can t her mother remember details about her husband After a new mermaid friend mentions illegal marriages between mer people and humans, readers will guess where things are headed long before Emily herself does Emily s eventual reunion with her merman father seems overly reliant on luck and coincidence, but her determination keeps things cruising along, and the premise of someone slipping easily into a shimmery underwater world has considerable allure Light, imagination tickling fare ideal for middle grade girls, with charming ink wash illustrations scattered throughout Jennifer Mattson Copyright American Library Association All rights reserved

  • Kindle
  • 240 pages
  • The Tail of Emily Windsnap: Book 1
  • Liz Kessler
  • English
  • 15 August 2019

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