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Compass South (Four Points #1) (Prebound)

Compass South (Four Points #1) Cover Image
By Hope Larson, Rebecca Mock (Illustrator)
$24.50
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Other Books in Series

This is book number 1 in the Four Points series.

Description


A New York Times bestseller

Get ready for a breathtaking journey in Compass South, a gorgeous graphic novel for middle-grade readers, written by Hope Larson and illustrated by Rebecca Mock.

It's 1860 in New York City. When 12-year-old twins Alexander and Cleopatra's father disappears, they join the Black Hook Gang and are caught by the police pulling off a heist. They agree to reveal the identity of the gang in exchange for tickets to New Orleans. But once there, Alex is shanghaied to work on a ship that is heading for San Francisco via Cape Horn. Cleo stows away on a steamer to New Granada where she hopes to catch a train to San Francisco to find her brother. Neither Alexander nor Cleo realizes the real danger they are in-they are being followed by pirates who think they hold the key to treasure. How they outwit the pirates and find each other makes for a fast-paced, stunning adventure.

Larson, best known for her graphic novel adaptation of A Wrinkle in Time, weaves a wonderful, vivid story, assisted beautifully by Mock's illustrations, which take the twins from murky back alleys to bright and vibrant ocean scenes...A charming choice for elementary and middle school library graphic novel collections. School Library Journal, starred review

Captures all the rollicking action of a Robert Louis Stevenson type sea adventure. ?The Horn Book

About the Author


Hope Larson adapted and illustrated A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel, for which she won an Eisner award. She is also the author and illustrator of Salamander Dream, Gray Horses, Chiggers, and Mercury. She lives in Los Angeles, California. Rebecca Mock is an illustrator and comic artist. Her work has appeared in various publications including the New York Times and The New Yorker. She is co-organizer of the Hana Doki Kira anthology. Compass South is her first book.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780606399531
ISBN-10: 0606399534
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Publication Date: June 27th, 2017
Pages: 224
Language: English
Series: Four Points