Olive's Ocean


Author: Kevin Henkes


HENKES, Kevin. Olive’s Ocean. [NY]: HarperCollins [2003]. 12mo, [vi] 217pp. Tan quarter-cloth stamped in light green with beige boards decoratively blind-stamped. Marbled endpapers. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket (no medal affixed). Signed by the author, Kevin Henkes.

First edition. 2004 Newbery Honor Book! Martha Boyle and Olive Barstow could have been friends, but they weren't. Now Olive is gone and Martha finds she can’t stop thinking about her. Will she find a way to cope with all the feelings that threaten to overwhelm her? The first Newbery Honor book by this Caldecott Medalist!