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New Horizons (Janie Marshall #3)

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Janie, an island girl and a lobsterman's daughter, makes her first voyage to the mainland of Maine where she will board in town and attend high school. But adjusting to town life and school isn't as easy as she hopes.
192 pages
Published 1961 by Lippincott
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Marya DeVoto
Apr 05, 2010 Marya DeVoto rated it liked it
Interesting slice of life about the Maine coast, a little grittier than I was expecting from the "rural girl adjusts to town life" genre.
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Aleda Dorothy Knowlton (Dot) Simpson, born June 28, 1905, grew up on Criehaven Island off the coast of Maine. Later in life, she lived on Gay's Island off Friendship and Cushing with her longtime companion and well-known Maine author, Elizabeth Ogilvie.

After Simpson's death on December 19, 1998 her niece, also named Dorothy Simpson, published The Island's True Child: A Memoir of Growing Up on Crie
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