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Hautala, Beth.
New York : Philmel Books, 2015.
IL 5-8, RL 6.3

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“Talia McQuinn is much too old to believe in magic, yet she keeps a jar of wishes under her bed. When her whale-researcher father drags Tal to the arctic for the summer following her mother's death, she brings the jar along. During her stay, Tal learns the ancient Inuit legend of the narwhal whale—the unicorn of the sea—and she forms a plan to make the biggest wish of her life. When the entire population of whales in the Hudson Bay mysteriously disappears, and an accident endangers the life of her new friend, Tal must confront the truth: no wish on earth can grant escape from her heartache, or bring her mother back. But sometimes, the release of one wish makes way for the granting of another.”–From the author’s website   (Vermont DCF Book Award 2017)

SUBJECTS:     Arctic regions--  Fiction.
                        Grief -- Fiction.

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