Faced with a dying planet Earth, families frantically flee to a new planet far away. Supplies are limited but each family member is allowed to bring with them one personal item. Pattie chooses to bring a book with her on the four year journey to the new planet.
Life on the new planet, Shine, is strange and dangerous. Pattie and her family struggle to make a new life facing obstacles and challenges.
Reading Ability: mid grade 5
Interest level: Grade 5-7
Theme: Pioneer life, Perserverence, Determination, Overcoming Obstacles, strong female characters, Adventure
Who would love this book?
-those looking for strong female characters