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Until the Ocean Freezes

it was amazing 5.00  ·  Rating details ·  4 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Meet Lizzy…

Being almost twelve is tough enough. For sensitive redhead and aspiring artist Eliza “Lizzy” Zander, two things make the summer before sixth grade even more challenging: her family moves away from the only home she has ever known, and her father's multiple sclerosis gets worse.

As Lizzy tries to settle into New York City, where her mother has landed a new job, sh
Paperback, 183 pages
Published February 17th 2020 by 15th Street Books
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Apr 09, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This is a gem of an upper elementary/middle level book. When Lizzy moves from suburban NJ to New York City the summer before she begins middle school, her whole life is turned upside down. Leaving behind best friends and wide open spaces, Lizzy needs to adjust to new friendships and cramped apartment living. When she befriends Cassandra at her weekly swim lessons, she finds someone whom she trusts and admires, though new friendships are never without challenges. As Lizzy finally begins to settle ...more
Aug 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing
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This is a great book about family, friendship, and adapting to change. New York City cannot be more different from suburban New Jersey. It's a huge adjustment for Lizzy. I really enjoyed reading Lizzy's journey of establishing new friendships and adapting to a new city.

Until the ocean freezes......

I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.
Alida Durham Clemans
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A professional writer and editor for many years, Alida Durham Clemans decided in 2018 to follow her heart and pursue a career as a children’s author. She grew up in Westfield, New Jersey, and holds a degree in English and journalism from the State University of New York at Albany. The mother of two, Alida lives in New York City with her husband and a scruffy rescue dog. When she’s not writing kid ...more

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