Water Song (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

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FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. When Emma Pennington travels with her mother to their family estate in Belgium, they find a war-torn country with enemy troops fighting to take over the estate, and Emma learns many lessons from the war, including th
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FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. When Emma Pennington travels with her mother to their family estate in Belgium, they find a war-torn country with enemy troops fighting to take over the estate, and Emma learns many lessons from the war, including th
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781417773855
  • Publisher: Demco Media
  • Publication date: 11/1/2006
  • Series: Once upon A Time Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Edition description: THIS EDITION IS INTENDED FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY
  • Pages: 194
  • Product dimensions: 4.00 (w) x 6.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

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Suzanne Weyn
Suzanne Weyn is a New York Times bestselling author with more than 50 titles to her credit, including The Bar Code Tattoo and novelizations of the Scooby-Doo movies and Ice Princess.
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Average Rating 4.5
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  • Posted January 5, 2010

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    A Wonderful Tale of Romance and Warmth

    Though I'm almost 16, I am a huge fan of simple, easy-to-read, appropriate romance novels. This story is of a girl named Emma who stays with her distant relatives in a war-stricken country. She soon finds a wounded soldier while looking for her lost locket in the family well. As she tends to this young man's wounds, he begins to tend to her hardened heart. This is a gentle, refreshing love story that will warm your heart, give you hope, and you will want to reread it again and again. I would recommend this book to all girls who enjoy beautiful, sweet love stories, without having to worry about sex and other mature topics normally included in today's romance novels.You are sure to love it.Thanks for reading, and God bless.
    -Corley S.

    5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 7, 2008

    Absolutely Breathtaking!

    This is one of my favorite books within the Once Upon a Time series. This story was very different from anything I had read before and I was truly captivated by it. I fell in love with the character of Jack and felt like I was wondering what was going to happen on every page. I recommend this book to anyone who loves fairy tale retellings.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 1, 2012

    :)

    I'll have to ask the queen... Omg, Jack is so cute! I would reccommend this book to ANYONE. I don't care if you hate war stories or frogs. Emma is a feisty girl, and Jack is so... kind and caring, and not to mention smart! This is the best book by Suzanne Weyn EVER!!!!! And yes, I have read The Night Dance, and I gotta say, I love this book a whole lot more!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 29, 2009

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    The best book I've ever read.

    I am a big-time reader, and have read thousands and thousands of books, but this stands out among all of them. It is witty and romantic, thrilling and heart-warming. I've re-read this book to the point of having to buy a new one, though however strange this may sound, I am unable to part with mine.

    This is one of those books that hide, unknown, and passed by in the shelves at bookstores, and are secretly a great, majestic tale.

    I would want anyone and everyone to read this book. It shines with realisim and fills hearts with love. :)

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 7, 2009

    omg

    this was the best book i have ever reat and i am only 11 but my reading level is that of a person in collage

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 19, 2013

    Amazing

    It was one of the best book i have ever read in the series. I

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 18, 2013

    great book

    I really liked this book although it wasnt my favoite in the once upon a time series. I loved how the author put a bunch of worls war 1 history in it. The love parts were ok but i didnt grow as attached to emma and jack as i might have been able to. Overall decent book

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 5, 2013

    What age level is this?

    What age level is this? I want to see if I can read it for fun. Please answer!!!! Is it worth the $? I need to know!

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  • Posted August 7, 2011

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    I Also Recommend:

    A Re-Telling of The Frog Prince

    This was a great story filled with love, magic and unexpected twists. It has a great plot and really well written characters that make it a very enjoyable book to read.

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  • Posted February 16, 2010

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    The Frog Prince retell...

    Loved this book! I thought it was really cute and sweet. And I'm almost 18 lol I read this book in 1 day because I couldn't put it down. This book is at the top of my favorite books list! Great book! Everyone should read this.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 16, 2007

    A reviewer

    It was a very interesting story. I couldn't put it down for a moment. Suzanne Weyn did a really amazing job on this book. I recommend it for readers who are interested in war and love. I thoroughly enjoyed it.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 17, 2008

    5 star Book

    Water Song a 'retelling of ¿The Frog Prince¿', is about a girl named Emma Pennington and her mother travel from their home in Britain to their family estate in Belgium. Emma¿s father told them to go to their estate in Belgium so they could stay away from the war that was going on. They never imagined that the war could reach them there. But it does. Soon Emma is alone with no one to help her to get out of the country. The enemy troops take over her family¿s estate. The troops 'Germans' keep Emma locked in a room and two guards outside of the door. She has no way out. With all of the distractions of her to find a way out of Belgium she doesn¿t think she can find true love. But she does. Emma Pennington try¿s to find ways out of the estate. So she can go back to her home in Britain. I think this book was really good. If you like fairy tales you will like Water Song 'Retelling of ¿the frog Prince¿'.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 12, 2007

    A reviewer

    OMG it was so good i couldn't put it down. I love how the author retells the story. Very creative and origanal. Two thumbs up.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 7, 2007

    A reviewer

    Another wonderful book in the once upon a time series! I finished it in two hours it was that good! It is a very well-written book and I recomend it to everyone who loves a good fairy tale.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 22, 2007

    i love this book!!!!!!!!!!!

    this book is my favorite book from the 'once upon a time' series. the way the characters interact is so touching and sweet!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 17, 2007

    A reviewer

    I really love water song. when i started to read it, i couldn't put it down! it was one of my favorite books to read! I love the wat suzanne weyn writes. Shes a really great author. She should make more like this...

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 16, 2007

    Bianca a book lover

    I thought this book was one of Suzanne Weyns worst book. She mixed World WarI history with The Frog Prince. I liked the Frog Prince but this rewriting was just not the best one. I'm not trying to be mean she needed to do better. I liked The Night Dance thats a book worth reading. She did a good job with that.

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 11, 2007

    Lovely

    This is a wonderful retelling on the Frog Prince story. It is new and fresh and has a nice spin on an old classic.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 15, 2007

    great book!!

    i loved this book! people that like fairy tales mixed in with a bit of realisticness would love this book....anyeone should read this its the best... its kind of like the frog princess series but its so different even if its suppose to be a re-telling...ya any way read the book its great!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 6, 2007

    I loved this book!!!

    I think that this is one of the best books in the Once Upon a Time series. It is a really interesting book. I read almost all of it in one day, only putting it down because it was 1:00 in the morning and I had to go to bed. All that I had left to read was the epilogue, and I read it as soon as I woke up the next morning. It makes the story much more interesting how it is set during World War I. I would reccomend this book for anyone who loves fairy tales, and if you like some historical fiction it will probablly interest you, too.

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