Becca has been a frequent guest at her grandmother's rustic cabin in the Gulf Islands, but previously always with her parents. This year is different. With Mom expecting a baby, Becca must make the visit alone. This time the island -- and even her grandmother -- seem unfamiliar and a little scary. Besides, it's February and the island, so festive in summer, is cold and almost deserted. The visit brings out all of Becca's insecurities. . .until she finds an oyster full of pearls, marking the start of small but significant ...

Becca at Sea 2007, Groundwood Books, Toronto, Canada

ISBN-13: 9780888997371