Island’s End by Padma Venkatraman (G.P. Putnam’s Sons, division of Penguin Young Readers Group, 2011). A young girl trains to be the new spiritual leader of her remote Andaman Island tribe, while facing increasing threats from the modern world. (Grade 6 & above).
Award Status: Winner, 2012
Award Category: Middle Grade Readers
Author: Padma Venkatraman
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