Searching For Sky

 

In this gripping story of love and survival, readers will be swept away by Sky’s remarkable journey through a hostile world: ours.

[A] fascinating, existential coming-of-age story... Sky’s story leaves a quietly haunting impression.
— Publishers Weekly
The blend of mystery, romance, family story, and paradise versus civilization makes for a quick and compelling read.
— School Library Journal

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On Island, I never questioned where I belonged, where I’m supposed to be. Now I am a girl without a place.

Sky and River had lived on Island for as long as they can remember. They hunt for food in Ocean, swim in Falls, and curl up at night in Shelter. Their life together in this beautiful world is simple and safe.

Until River sees a boat…

Across Ocean in a place called California, nothing makes sense to Sky. Separated from River and taken to live with a grandmother she doesn’t know, Sky wants desperately to find River and return to Island. But when Sky learns that their paradise wasn’t as perfect as she thought, and everything she has ever known and loved may have been a lie, she realizes that her search for the truth is just beginning.

In this gripping story of love and survival, readers will be swept away by Sky’s remarkable journey through a hostile world: ours.

 
 

 

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“I teared up a number of times while reading Sky’s story – her situation is so immediately engaging, her emotions so palpable.” — Leila Sales, author of THIS SONG WILL SAVE YOUR LIFE

“With a voice that washes over you like gently lapping waves on a pristine beach, Jillian Cantor takes you on a journey between two almost-perfect worlds . . . Sky is a triumph of resilience, her story a realization of the deep down kind of love we can all only hope for.” — Jennifer Brown, author of HATE LIST

“Cantor (Margot, 2013) skillfully invites the reader to see our world and all its shortcomings and idiosyncrasies through Sky’s questioning gaze. Readers will be captivated as Sky struggles to navigate her new universe, one that we know intimately but may never look at the same way again.” — Booklist

“In the tradition of Emma Donoghue’s Room (2010), the first-person, present-tense narration allows readers to see their familiar modern lives through Sky’s fresh eyes. . .an appealing and sensitive reverse-survival story.” — Kirkus

“. . .fascinating, existential coming-of-age story. . .Sky’s story leaves a quietly haunting impression.” — Publishers Weekly

“The blend of mystery, romance, family story, and paradise versus civilization makes for a quick and compelling read. . .” — School Library Journal

 

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