Hurricane Child

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By Kheryn Callender
Publisher Scholastic Inc.
Hurricane Child
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Caroline Murphy is a Hurricane Child.Being born during a hurricane is unlucky, and twelveyearold Caroline has had her share of bad luck lately. Shes hated and bullied by everyone in her small school on St. Thomas of the US Virgin Islands, a spirit only she can see wont stop following her, and worst of all Carolines mother left home one day and never came back. But when a new student named Kalinda arrives, Carolines luck begins to turn around. Kalinda, a solemn girl from Barbados with a special smile for everyone, becomes Carolines first and only friend and the person for whom Caroline has begun to develop a crush.Now, Caroline must find the strength to confront her feelings for Kalinda, brave the spirit stalking her through the islands, and face the reason her mother abandoned her. Together, Caroline and Kalinda must set out in a hurricane to find Carolines missing mother before Caroline loses her forever.

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42359 words42,359 words
231 pages231 pages
Lexile 1010LLexile 1010L
Grade 3 to 8Grade 3 to 8
Age 8-13Age 8-13
Published 2018Published 2018

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