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Kids 9-12! Lucy Jane Bledsoe launch party for her new middle-grade novel, Running Wild.

September 13 @ 7:00 pm

To reserve your seat, please purchase a copy of Running Wild by speaking to a bookseller or clicking on the cover below.

Twelve-year-old Willa and her twin brothers have survived with their father in the Alaskan wilderness for five years. But Willa knows this can’t go on–they must escape.Since their mother died five years ago, Willa, her younger brothers, and her father have lived in the wilderness, in a log cabin they built. They survive on food they grow and animals they hunt. Every year they have struggled a little bit more to survive. Now, with winter approaching and her father becoming more reckless, Willa wonders if they will live to see spring. She also knows her father will never agree to leave.

When her father goes on a hunting expedition by himself, Willa convinces her brothers that they must make the four-day journey down the Yukon River to Fort Yukon to get help. But first, they’ll need to survive the treacherous trip…and all the while, their father is on their trail.
Perfect for middle grade readers looking for adventure stories with strong female protagonists, Lucy Jane Bledsoe’s Running Wild is a page-turner that hooks you from the beginning and doesn’t let go.

Lucy Jane Bledsoe is an author of books for children and adults, both fiction and nonfiction. An adventurer, Lucy has been to Alaska many times to hike and kayak, and has worked as a National Park Service ranger. She lives in Berkeley.

Details

Date:
September 13
Time:
7:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.mrsdalloways.com/events/kids-9-12-lucy-jane-bledsoe
Participating Merchants
Mrs. Dalloway’s

Venue

Mrs. Dalloways Bookstore
2904 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
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Phone:
510-704-8222
Website:
www.mrsdalloways.com