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Avis Dolphin

“The line between storytelling and lying is murky,” says the professor to twelve-year-old Avis as they sit aboard the Lusitania in 1915. “All storytellers embroider their tales.” His tale is one of the island Foula, where a giant and a bogeyman quarrel until a young girl washes up on the shore. Whimsy and elegance shake hands in this book as alternating text and graphic-novel form narrate the story of the mysterious island and that of Avis and the Lusitania, marking the hundredth year of its sinking. Ages ten and up.

Reviewed by Aimee Jodoin

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