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Einsteins of Vista Point


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Guterson, Ben & Antonsson, Petur

Paperback, 288 pages

After the tragic loss of their sister, Zack and his siblings band together to investigate a Morse Code-inspired mystery in this stunning novel about grief and resilience. When Zack's younger sister dies in a tragic accident, his family moves to a small town in the Northwest to try and heal from the pain. Vista Point is home to many mysterious landmarks, including the great domed stone Tower with its cryptic message hidden in the ceiling. Zack blames himself for his sister's death, and he struggles to find comfort in his new surroundings. Until he meets Ann, a girl who lives in the area and shows Zack all the special places to be discovered. But there's something that seems a bit strange about Ann--and perhaps a secret she is keeping from him. This masterful novel thoughtfully explores how a season of pain can evolve into a summer of healing. "Guterson does a splendid job of conjuring up the ideal setting for a classic summer story....An adventure that begs to be read by flashlight under bedcovers.

" --Booklist "Guterson sensitively explores Zack's journey toward self-forgiveness in this contemplative adventure.

" --Publishers Weekly "The fascinating cipher that ties it all together is the highlight of this wholesome, gentle story....An inspirational throwback for families seeking tales with a classic feel.

" --Kirkus Reviews