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Publisher: Candlewick Press
Number of Pages: 276
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Victim of a shark attack, Jane is left clinging for life. She survives, but one of her arms must be amputated. She is sixteen years old and can't imagine how she will ever be able to drive, cook, and, most importantly, draw again. Before the accident, Jane was an award-winning artist. The book details her struggles to survive and live again. I really loved the character of Jane. She is such a strong character and her character stays with the reader well after the book is done.
Reviewed by: Linda Sawyer on 5/2/2009
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