Journey to the River Sea
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Accompanied by her fierce-looking, no-nonsense governess, Maia, a young orphan, sets off for the wilderness of the Amazon to live with a horrible aunt and uncle and their spoiled daughters. It is only when she is swept up in a mystery involving a young Indian boy, a homesick child actor, and a m... Read More »
Sent with her governess to live with the dreadful Carter family in exotic Brazil in 1910, Maia endures many hardships before fulfilling her dream of exploring the Amazon River.
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Maia is an orphan who gets the news that she will be going to Brazil to be with family relatives. Miss Minton, her governess, will accompany her. She meets friends, Clovis and Finn, who each have problems of their own. Maia, herself, has trouble fitting in with her new found family. Will Maia ever belong anywhere?
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