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Published by Viking in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • North Carolina,
  • Robeson County (N.C.)

Subjects:

  • Lumbee Indians -- Fiction.,
  • Teenage girls -- Fiction.,
  • North Carolina -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Fiction.,
  • Robeson County (N.C.) -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJosephine Humphreys.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3558.U4656 N69 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination341 p. :
Number of Pages341
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6784548M
ISBN 100670891762
LC Control Number00036666

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Nowhere Else on Earth is a moving saga that magnificently captures a little-known piece of American history. About Nowhere Else on Earth In the summer of , sixteen-year-old Rhoda Strong lives in the Lumbee Indian settlement of Robeson County, North Carolina, which has become a pawn in the bloody struggle between the Union and Confederate. Nowhere Else on Earth: Standing Tall for the Great Bear Rainforest By Caitlyn Vernon. ou don't have to live in the Great Bear Rainforest to benefit from its existence, but after you read Nowhere Else on Earth you might want to visit this magnificent part of the planet. Environmental activist Caitlyn Vernon guides young readers through a forest of information, sharing her personal .   The grace and style of Nowhere Else on Earth strike you immediately. It is the power that takes your breath away. Early on Josephine Humphreys makes one of her tiny beautiful descriptions; this one of a cypress tree which slowly builds up an island around it by catching dirt from the passing stream.5/5(5).   "Before this book, I used to say that my ideas for a story began with a vague feeling that I wanted to follow. In my first three books, writing was a process of discovery for me. Everything was written without a plan. I never thought out a plot in advance." Nowhere Else on Earth was a whole new ballgame. "The story existed before I began.

Nowhere Else on Earth is not just non-fiction; it's amazing and humble coffee table or bed-time reading for child and adult alike. Caitlyn Vernon has written a beautiful book full of great photos, bright illustrations, and textual insights into the ecological dream world that is the Great Bear Rainforest Not only is it a fantastic journey. Get this from a library! Nowhere else on earth. [Josephine Humphreys] -- In the midst of the Civil War and its effects on the citizens of Robeson County, North Carolina, sixteen-year-old Rhoda Strong has fallen in love with Henry Berry Lowrie who is hunted as an outlaw.   "Nowhere Else on Earth, published by Victoria-based Orca Book Publishers, encourages young readers to think about what future they . “Nowhere Else on Earth” delivers many stirring scenes of sacrifice and personal glory but without the electrifying jolt of “Cold Mountain,” that left many readers shell-shocked. Humphreys’ novel stands proudly on its own, a tale of the unsung victims of war who stole back their own little victory in salvaging their dignity.