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The Journey of Eleven Moons: A Novel (Northern Lights Series)Anna, A Young Aleutian Girl, Watches In Horror As Everything And Everyone Dear To Her Is Swept Away In A Tsunami Only She And Her Small Sister Iya Are Left, And They Must Struggle On Alone A White Skinned, Blue Eyed Outsider Seems To Want To Help, But Anna Mistrusts Erik And His God.As The Two Alaskan Girls And The Norwegian Form An Unlikely Bond, They Face A Long Winter, Predators, Starvation, And Rejection Erik Seems To Believe In The White Man S God, The God That Crushed Anna S Hopes And Dreams.Can She Accept Erik And His God, Or Will She Be Alone Forever

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  • Paperback
  • 314 pages
  • The Journey of Eleven Moons: A Novel (Northern Lights Series)
  • Bonnie Leon
  • English
  • 20 December 2017
  • 9780989396745

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  1. says:

    Alaska Who were the first people thereand what did they think of the strange white men who came to their shores to trap animals in the relentless pursuit of furs and later gold To a young native woman in the wake of the tsunami that has killed everyone but herself and her sister, life looks impossible When the strange man from Minnesota comes into her life, she is desperate enough to take the chance he offers to travel with him and find a new home somewhere else along the coast, to find a new village.The journey takes eleven moons, and the way is hard A young woman angry at God comes to faith in such a realistic portrayal that I inwardly cheered for this author, amazingly, escaped the trap of preachiness that plagues so many Christian fiction authors I enjoyed learning about a place that I knew little about I loved discovering the characters and exploring a piece of history that is outside the norm of what y...


  2. says:

    This book is very good, a cross between little house on the prairie, the christy series, and island of the blue dolphins The book is quite sad but not overwhelmingly sad The author is very skilled at writing and her facts and history are accurate.I am ...


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    The Journey of Eleven Moons is a lovely, captivating story of love, loss, faith and courage set in the Alaskan islands in the late 1800s Bonnie tells the story of Anna, Iya, and Erik well with an intriguing sense of place, allowing us to see life through a native Aleutian woman s eyes and feel her fear and her need for courage to face an uncertain future Though just 16, Anna is a strong but gentle young woman you can t help but admire and root for Her young sister Iya is a caring little girl you also can t help falling in love with.When a tragic disaster wipes out Anna s village, Anna as sole survivor must take on the role of mother to her young sister and ensure their survival She knows only life on the island and is dependent on the sea She can do all the things she s skilled to do gather food and make baskets from grass and pouches and clothing from hides But without the men and their ability to hunt, the girls cannot survive the coming winter on their own They need help And yet there...


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    Title JOURNEY OF ELEVEN MOONS Author Bonnie LeonPublisher Ashberry LaneNovember 2013ISBN 978 0989396745Genre HistoricalA successful walrus hunt means Anna and her beloved Kinauquak will soon be joined in marriage But before they can seal their promise to one another, a tsunami wipes their village from the rugged shore everyone except Anna and her little sister, Iya, who are left alone to face the Alaskan wilderness A stranger, a Civil War veteran with golden hair and blue eyes, wanders the untamed Aleutian Islands He offers help, but can Anna trust him or his God And if she doesn t, how will she and Iya survive I absolutely love Ms Leon s Alaskan books and JOURNEY OF ELEVEN MOONS was no different From the moment I read the first chapter until I reached the end several hours later, JOURNEY OF ELEVEN MOONS held my attention and my interest Anna was a strong heroine, greatly suited for the life she d been given But even though she was strong, she was not trained for the jobs of men She knew nothing of fishing or killing animals for food That was the men s job Erik was an adventurer With no family, he heard about the wonders of Alaska and set off to explore He never expected to find two lone survivors of a tsunami, two who would surely die without his help Even though he didn t reall...


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    Bonnie Leon places readers right into the scenes, leading them through the story right along with the characters I feel as though I ve experienced Anna s heartbreak over her loss of her family, her village, and her fianc , and Erik s struggle against wanting independence and wanting a family and a place to call home As they journey toward love and faith, readers walk with them and, best of all, get to experience the perfect ending right along with Erik and Anna.Bonnie creates characters that could walk off the page Readers will fall in love with Anna, Iya, and Erik, and will despise Jarvis and Frank with a passion I ve been a longtime fan of Bonnie s work, and her characters stick in my mind than most, and these folks are no exception.The Journey of Eleven Moons is also a rich feast for the senses Bonnie Leon s descriptions of the sights, sounds, and tastes of the Alaskan wilderness and lifestyle drag readers into the story and won t let go until the last page This book is full of interesting details about life in Alaska, but at no point did I feel like I was reading a textbook Every detail added to my understanding of Anna s life and the story as a whole.This is an amazing book and I count it a privilege to have read it I m looking forward to book two and Anna and ...


  6. says:

    Bonnie Leon gracefully weaves a tale of realistic, deep characters who experience real life tragedies and triumphs, all the while staying true to a culture and time that transports the reader Horrible tragedy leaves Anna and her youngest sister orphaned and destitute The relationship formed between the two moves from sibling to parental in a natural way, allowing us to identify with the character on a deeper level Anna has to move beyond her grief for her sister s sake, and try to build their lives again When Anna meets Erik, a Civil War veteran, she s instantly distrustful of the tall foreigner with good reason But Erik proves to be a true friend in their time of great need.The beauty of the Alaskan wilderness and its native people and the occasional ugliness of foreigners looking for quick wealth are shared in a truthful, unb...


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    Even if you are not usually a reader of Christian Fiction, you will not be sorry for reading this book It will grab you from the start You will be taken to Alaska in the 1800 s where 16 year old Anna and her 5 year old sister Iya watch from the cliffs above their village as a tsunami wipes out their village, family and the only life they have ever known An American stranger comes into their lives and the story unfolds into one of joy, heartache, danger, survival, faith and love.Bonnie Leon is an amazing story teller who brings her characters and their surroundings alive She has captured the beauty of Alaska in this story that has deepened my longing to visit there She has breathed life into her characters in such a way that it makes it hard to imagine that they are really fictional.You will see, hear, taste and fe...


  8. says:

    Anna and her little sister, Iya, are the lone survivors of an earthquake and tsunami that rip her Native village from the Alaskan coastline While Anna tries to make survival plans, a trapper with blond hair and blue eyes discovers them and offers help Erik is a Civil War veteran whose belief in the goodness of God won t allow him to leave the two girls alone in the wilderness However, Anna distrusts him, as she does all white men, and only the need to protect her sister persuades her to travel with Erik as he searches for a Native village that will accept the girls Bonnie Leon has used all of her masterful descriptive skills to craft this novel of a life changing journey The reader will feel cold, hunger, and fear as the three make their way south from the Aleutians The journey is t...


  9. says:

    I absolutely loved this book I actually felt as if I was living in the story whilst I was reading it Bonnie Leon is such an amazing story teller and so very talented In this book you will meet a 16yr old native Alaskan girl and her sister who are the sole survivors of a tsunami that destroyed her entire village A travelling American Christian man who s character is so loveable wants to help them find another village to live The story is about them travelling through the Alaskan wilderness, experiencing new food, culture and learning about a new God I can t say any without giving the story away I also think it s worth mentioning that Bonnie Leon has really done her research in Alaskan culture at the times that the book was ...


  10. says:

    If you loved the original version, you will be thrilled with this remake The author has skillfully improved upon the title while staying true to the storyline and characters The book opens with a scene of hope and longing.and then utter loss What conspires next is the main characters learning to cope...

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