While visiting her father in the hospital, 13-year-old Isla meets Harry the first boy to understand her and her love of the outdoors. But Harry is ill and as his health fails, Isla is determined to help him.
Together they watch a lone swan struggling to fly on the lake outside Harrys window. Isla believes that if she can help the swan, she can help Harry. And in doing so, she embarks upon a magical journey of her own...
About the Author
Lucy Christopher's novel Stolen was named a Printz Honor Book by the Ala and received England's Branford Boase award and Australia's golden Inky for best debut.
"Beautiful writing with lyrical moments and mystical descriptions of nature create a story that is rich and compelling, with plenty of action to balance out the reflective moments....A rewarding and superb celebration of life."
School Library Journal, starred review
"Quiet but compelling. Sensitive."
Booklist, starred review
"A strong, sensitive portrait of a girl trying to make sense of difficult changes in her life, while learning to draw strength from those around her."
"Emotionaly affecting and remarkably convincing."
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: 1st May 2015
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9 x 2.7
Weight (kg): 0.38
Edition Number: 2