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Thirteen-year-old Georgie Wilde has a head full of dreams and an insatiable sense of adventure. Sailing around the world, climbing Mount Everest and learning Swahili are just a few of the challenges Georgie is intent on tackling. And the list gets longer every day. Georgie is determined to accomplish great things in life.
When she begins exchanging letters with her new penpal Ellie, a girl her own age who lives in a small village in Tanzania, Georgie's life takes a new turn. She soon hatches a plan to visit Ellie in Tanzania. Her friends at school think it's a great idea; all Georgie has to do is convince her parents. Her mom isn't easily swayed, and her Dad, who lives with his new wife and family, is no better. Georgie is no further on her way to achieving her dreams, but something Ellie says in one of her letters gives her an idea ...
About the Author
Born and raised on the prairies, Lisa Joyal now lives with her family in Toronto and works as an Assistant Crown Attorney practising criminal law. She has travelled extensively, and greatly enjoys working with and writing for children.
- Book Site: Swahili for Beginners
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- Paperback: 200 pages
- Publisher: Sumach Press (October 19, 2007)
- ISBN-10: 1894549694
- ISBN-13: 978-1894549691
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