One Year in Coal Harbor (Hardcover)

By Polly Horvath

Schwartz & Wade Books, 9780375869709, 216pp.

Publication Date: September 11, 2012

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Description

Readers rejoice--Primrose Squarp is back The wise and curious heroine of the Newbery Honor Book Everything on a Waffle is facing another adventure-filled year in Coal Harbor.

Even though her parents, once lost at sea, are home, there's a whole slew of problems and mysteries to keep Primrose--and eager fans--busy. There's Uncle Jack and Kate Bowzer, who may (or may not) be in love. There's Ked, a foster child who becomes Primrose's friend. And there's the new development on the outskirts of town that threatens the Coal Harbor Primrose knows and treasures.

From National Book Award-winning author Polly Horvath comes a masterful sequel to a beloved novel, sure to please old fans and gain new ones.

A perfect charmer.... Hilarious and touching." --The Boston Globe

"Nobody does middle grade like Horvath." --The Horn Book Magazine


About the Author

POLLY HORVATH is one of the most highly acclaimed authors writing today. Her books include The Canning Season (National Book Award winner and a YA Canadian Book of the Year), Everything on a Waffle (Newbery Honor Book), The Trolls (National Book Award finalist), My One Hundred Adventures (a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, a Booklist Editors' Choice, and a Kirkus Reviews Best Children's Book of the Year), and Northward to the Moon (an Oprah's Book Club Kid's Reading List selection). Her most recent books are Mr. and Mrs. Bunny--Detectives Extraordinaire! and Lord and Lady Bunny--Almost Royalty!


Praise For One Year in Coal Harbor

A Boston Globe Best Children's Book of 2012

School Library Journal Best of Children's Books 2012

Starred Review, Publishers Weekly, August 20, 2012:
“…Horvath skillfully balances the story’s light and dark moments, leaving readers with an ending both satisfying and honest.”

Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews, August 1, 2012:
“…the author delivers a gothic tragicomedy that is both a worthy sequel and as able as Primrose to stand on its own.”

Starred Review, School Library Jounral, August 1, 2012:
“Excellent fun surrounds nuggets of wisdom, making for a great read or read-aloud to be enjoyed on multiple levels”

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