A Map of the Known World

A Map of the Known World

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Ever since her reckless older brother, Nate,died in a car crash, Cora has felt suffocatedby her small town and even smaller highschool. She seeks solace in drawing beautiful,elaborate maps, envisioning herself in exoticlocales. When Cora begins to fall for Damian,the handsome, brooding boy who was in thecar with Nate the night he died, she uncoversher brother's secret artistic life and realizesshe had more in common with him than sheever imagined. This is the lyrical tale of onegirl's journey through the redemptive powersof art, friendship, and love--and a reminderthat sometimes, the most thrilling worlds canbe found within ourselves.
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, c2009.
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780545069700
054506970X
Branch Call Number: YA SANDELL
Characteristics: 273 pages ; 22 cm.

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After the death of her older brother Cora's life seems to be on hold. She dreads attending his old school but through new friendships and her passion for art she begins to restart her life.

This novel contains many of the same elements as I'll Give You the Sun. The main character is an artist and is coping with grief.


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