South

South

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When a lonely fisherman finds an injured bird on his boat, he nurtures it back to health and - since the bird can no longer migrate with its family - charts a course to head south for the winter. Together, the two form a special friendship and enjoy life at sea until both the healing process and the journey must come to an end. In the tradition of the classic Amos & Boris, South is a story about making new friends and the bittersweet process of saying good-bye to the ones we love. It beautifully depicts the power of new beginnings and the freedom in coming home.
Publisher: New York :, Abrams Books for Young Readers,, ©2017.
ISBN: 9781419722998
Branch Call Number: Z DUN
Characteristics: 32 unnumbered pages : colour illustrations ; 28 cm

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DBRL_ChrissJ Sep 21, 2020

When a lonely fisherman finds an injured bird on his boat, he bandages him up and helps him get south for the winter. (The fisherman reminds me a lot of Oaken from Frozen.)

ArapahoeStaff2 Aug 03, 2017

Sweet and simple text. A story about unlikely friendships and home.

nmaryann Jun 21, 2017

A fisherman helps mend the broken wing of a bird who meets his acquaintance at sea.

An affecting tale of newfound friendship, self-discovery, and home.

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