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How the penguins saved Veronica.
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Published:
New York : Berkley, 2020.
Format:
Book
Edition:
First US edition.
Physical Desc:
355 pages ; 21 cm
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Description
A curmudgeonly but charming old woman, her estranged grandson, and a colony of penguins proves it's never too late to be the person you want to be in this rich, heartwarming story from the acclaimed author of Ellie and the Harpmaker.

Eighty-five-year-old Veronica McCreedy is estranged from her family and wants to find a worthwhile cause to leave her fortune to. When she sees a documentary about penguins being studied in Antarctica, she tells the scientists she's coming to visit'and won't take no for an answer. Shortly after arriving, she convinces the reluctant team to rescue an orphaned baby penguin. He becomes part of life at the base, and Veronica's closed heart starts to open. 

Her grandson, Patrick, comes to Antarctica to make one last attempt to get to know his grandmother. Together, Veronica, Patrick, and even the scientists learn what family, love, and connection are all about.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781984803818, 1984803816

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General Note
Includes discussion questions.
General Note
"A novel"--Cover.
Description
"A curmudgeonly but charming old woman, her estranged grandson, and a colony of penguins proves it's never too late to be the person you want to be in this rich, heartwarming story. Eighty-five-year-old Veronica McCreedy is estranged from her family and wants to find a worthwhile cause to leave her fortune to. When she sees a documentary about penguins being studied in Antarctica, she tells the scientists she's coming to visit-and won't take no for an answer. Shortly after arriving, she convinces the reluctant team to rescue an orphaned baby penguin. He becomes part of life at the base, and Veronica's closed heart starts to open. Her grandson, Patrick, follows Veronica to Antarctica to make one last attempt to get to know his grandmother. Together, Veronica, Patrick, and even the scientists learn what family, love, and connection are all about"--,Provided by publisher.
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Prior, H. (2020). How the penguins saved Veronica. First US edition. New York: Berkley.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Prior, Hazel. 2020. How the Penguins Saved Veronica. New York: Berkley.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Prior, Hazel, How the Penguins Saved Veronica. New York: Berkley, 2020.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Prior, Hazel. How the Penguins Saved Veronica. First US edition. New York: Berkley, 2020. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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