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Monday, January 3, 2011

May (Daughters of the Sea #2) by Kathryn Lasky

Monday, January 3, 2011
Book 2 in Kathryn Lasky's shimmering quartet about mermaid sisters and supernatural love.

May feels her life drying up. The sea calls to her, but her parents forbid her from swimming. She longs for books, but her mother finds her passion for learning strange. She yearns for independence, but a persistent suitor, Rudd, wants to tame her spirited ways. Yet after her fifteenth birthday, the urge to break free becomes overpowering and May makes a life-changing discovery. She does not belong on land where girls are meant to be obedient. She is a mermaid-a creature of the sea.

For the first time, May learns what freedom feels like-the thrill of exploring both the vast ocean and the previously forbidden books. She even catches the eye of Hugh, an astronomy student who, unlike the townspeople, finds May anything but strange. But not everyone is pleased with May's transformation. Rudd decides that if can't have May, no one will. He knows how to destroy her happiness and goes to drastic measures to ensure that May loses everything: her freedom and the only boy she's ever loved.

336 Pages
Published by Scholastic Press
Releases March 01, 2011

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Mailed 1/19: 0310 2010 0002 5255 8200
Rebecca (CT): Received 1/29, Mailed 2/3: 03092880000136083489
Katy F. (CA): Received 2/9, Mailed (no DC# provided)
Esther (NY): Received 2/23, Mail by 3/2
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Rebecca Herman said...

I would love to read this as I enjoyed the first book

Rebecca (CT)

Katy F. said...

Katy F. (CA)

Esther Shaindel said...

Esther (NY)

Rebecca Herman said...

Received 1/29/11

Rebecca Herman said...

mailed 2/3/11 (2 days early)

DC: 03092880000136083489

Katy F. said...

Received yesterday! (2/9)

Katy F. said...

Mailed 2/14. DC: 9102128882300556750822

Esther Shaindel said...

received 2/23/11