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'Nim's Island' Stays Focused on Its Girl Heronew

Living out many a young person's fantasy, preteen Nim Rusoe occupies a tropic island with her scientist father, Jack, and assorted domesticated beach/forest/sea animals such as lizards, pelicans, and seals, but no monkeys--nor anyone else, since her beloved mother died at sea.
Baltimore City Paper  |  Wendy Ward  |  07-29-2008  |  Reviews

'Nim's Island' Satisfies with Both Parents and Tweensnew

The nice thing about this likable fantasy adventure is that it satisfies Swiss Family Robinson fantasies and intuitively caters to our deep-seated need for our favorite communication devices.
The Georgia Straight  |  Patty Jones  |  04-14-2008  |  Reviews

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