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How the penguins saved Veronica

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Large Print Book

First large print edition.

"A curmudgeonly but charming old woman, her estranged grandson, and a colony of penguins proves it's never too late to be the person you want to be in this rich, heartwarming story from the acclaimed author of Ellie and the Harpmaker. Eighty-five-year-old Veronica McCreedy is estranged from her family and wants to find a worthwhile cause to leave her fortune to. When she sees a documentary about penguins being studied in Antarctica, she tells the scientists she's coming to visit-and won't take no for an answer. Shortly after arriving, she convinces the reluctant team to rescue an orphaned baby penguin. He becomes part of life at the base, and Veronica's closed heart starts to open. Her grandson, Patrick, follows Veronica to Antarctica to make one last attempt to get to know his grandmother. Together, Veronica, Patrick, and even the scientists learn what family, love, and connection are all about"--

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Newark Public Library LP FIC PRI (Text)
Adult New Materials
52125300893486
Checked out
09/24/2020
This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Ontario Public Library FIC PRI (Text)
Adult New Materials
52126300794260
Checked out
10/06/2020
This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.

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