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Rise of the Jumbies

by Tracey Baptiste

Hardcover, 272 pages, Algonquin Young Readers, List Price: $16.95 |


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Targeted with suspicion when children begin going missing from her Caribbean island home, Corinne LaMer travels deep into the ocean to seek the help of dangerous jumbie Mama D'Leau, who commands her to travel with her friends and mermaids to fetch a powerful object.