Joanne O’Sullivan

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About the book:

Most kids her age can’t wait to get out of small town Bayou Perdu, but sixteen-year-old Evangeline Riley lives for being on out the water under the endless Louisiana sky. When Hurricane Katrina hits, it’s not just Evangeline’s town that’s destroyed: her family falls apart as each member struggles to start over in Atlanta. But there’s a silver lining: the love she finds with fellow refugee, Tru. Torn between rebuilding the place she loves and making a new life, she has to decide if home is more than just a place, and if letting go is the only way to move forward.

About the author:

Joanne O’Sullivan traveled the world teaching English as a Second Language and meeting fascinating characters before settling with her husband and two kids in beautiful Asheville, North Carolina, where she writes about people and places as a  journalist, non-fiction author and armchair travels while planning her next big trip. Her first novel, Between Two Skies, will be published by Candlewick Press in 2017.


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