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Compass South

by Hope Larson and Rebecca Mock. New York, NY: Farrar Strauss and Giroux, 2016.

High seas adventure set in 1860. It’s about twins Alexander and Cleopatra who join the Black Hook Gang after their father disappears in the hopes of surviving. They get caught in a heist and agree to reveal other gang members in exchange for tickets to New Orleans, where they only find more trouble. This and is the first in the Four Points series.

Starred reviews from Booklist, and School Library Journal, A Margaret Ferguson Book.

Grades 4-8

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