Mary Underwater

$13.99

Now in paperback, inspired by Joan of Arc, a girl builds a submarine and pilots it across the Chesapeake Bay to escape her abusive father in this gorgeous middle-grade debut

This book is not yet published, but will be available from August 2022.

ISBN: 9781419759390 Category:

Shannon Doleski

Description

Mary Murphy feels like she’s drowning. Her violent father is home from prison, and the social worker is suspicious of her new bruises. An aunt she’s never met keeps calling. And if she can’t get a good grade on her science project, she’ll fail her favorite class.

But Mary doesn’t want to be a victim anymore. She has a plan: build a real submarine, like the model she’s been making with Kip Dwyer, the secretly sweet class clown. Gaining courage from her heroine, Joan of Arc, Mary vows to pilot a sub across the Chesapeake Bay, risking her life in a modern crusade to save herself.

Mary Underwater is an empowering tale of persistence, heroism, and hope from a luminous new voice in middle-grade fiction.

Additional information

Weight 300 g
Dimensions 13.969999999999999 x 20.955000000000002 cm
Publisher name ABRAMS
Publication date 18 August 2022
Number of pages 256
Format Paperback / softback
Dimensions 13.969999999999999 x 20.955000000000002 cm
Weight 300 g

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Shannon Doleski was born and raised in Cazenovia, New York. After graduating from Niagara University with an English Education degree, Shannon was an English teacher and swim coach in New York and Maryland. Visit her author website at www.shannondoleski.com. Mary Underwater is her debut novel.