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Thunder from the Sea
Thunder from the Sea by Joan Hiatt Harlow 0689864035 9780689864032
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Thunder from the Sea by Joan Hiatt Harlow

Tom buried his face against the dogs wet fur. This was the beautiful Newfoundland dog hed dreamed about, and now that he was really here, Tom didnt want to give him up....Its 1929 and thirteen-year-old Tom Campbell has always wanted a real family in a real house and a dog of his very own. Since he was three years old, the only home Tom has known is the Mission orphanage on the Northern Peninsula of Newfoundland. Now hes being sent far away to live and work with fisherman Enoch Murray and his wife, Fiona, on Back o the Moon Island.So, Tom is amazed when, on his first time in the fishing boat and in the middle of a squall, he rescues a Newfoundland dog who seems to have come out of nowhere. Tom names the dogThunder.With no one to claim him, the dog fast becomes Toms loyal and constant companion. When an earthquake strikes the area, Thunder proves himself invaluable to the family and the island, saving lives and warning of imminent danger -- and it seems that Tom and Thunder mightbothhave a place with the Murray family.But then Fiona becomes pregnant with her first child, and it looks like Thunders owner might be found. Toms wonderful, new world is being turned upside down. Will the Murrays still want Tom? And will Tom be forced to give up his beloved Thunder?From the author of the best-selling and award-winningStar in the Stormcomes this thrilling adventure tale about family, loyalty, and the special bond between a lonely young boy and a remarkable dog -- a story that will leave readers cheering.

Author: Joan Hiatt Harlow

Language: English

Edition: Winner of 2007 NUTMEG Award

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 208

Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books

Publication Date: 2004-05-01

Our Price: $4.19

ISBN: 0689864035

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