Download e-book for kindle: Nim's Island by Wendy Orr

By Wendy Orr

ISBN-10: 0375849173

ISBN-13: 9780375849176

A woman. An iguana. An island. And email. Meet Nim–a modern day Robinson Crusoe! she will be able to chop down bananas with a machete, climb tall palm bushes, and begin a fireplace with a bit of glass. So she’s no longer afraid while her scientist dad sails off to review plankton for 3 days, leaving her by myself on their island. in addition to, it’s now not as though no one’s taking care of her–she’s bought a sea lion to mom her and an iguana for comedian aid. She additionally has an attractive new email good friend. but if her father’s cell-phone calls cease coming and catastrophe turns out close to, Nim needs to be more desirable and braver than she’s ever been before.

And she’ll want all her neighbors to assist her.

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Are you going to come back? net Date: Sunday 4 April, 13:29 Dear Nim, This is as crazy-wonderful as—well, I can’t think of anything as crazy-wonderful as an author making up an island and then e-mailing someone who lives there! I’ll tell you how it happened. I made up a story about a brave hero and beautiful lady hero who sail around the world doing good things for science. To make the story exciting, I made up some bad guys who stole the boat, kidnapped the lady hero, and threw the hero overboard.

But it was hard not to laugh, and Fred sulked at the bottom of the cove when Selkie finally let him go. J UST BEFORE SUNSET , Nim tried to phone Jack again— just in case he’d forgotten; just in case his phone had been broken and now it was fixed—but there was no answer. It was two days since he’d phoned. If he didn’t come home tomorrow, she could send an SOS: Go and Find Jack! 31 But Jack wouldn’t want help and she didn’t want to send it. She walked up to the pool to fill her water bottle and pick more peas for dinner.

Come here,” she coaxed. ” The big bird teased and soared, turned and dived. He swooped over Nim, so low that his wings brushed her hair, and so slowly that she could pull the letter out of the band. Dear Nim, I figure if I offer Galileo a fish he’ll let me post this letter to you. 32 Had a fight with a freak storm. Storm won. Took my satellite dish, a bit of my rudder, and a chunk of my forehead. Can’t figure out if I’ve slept for one day or two. Don’t send an SOS—it’ll take more than a broken rudder to stop me from getting home!

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