13-year-old Sophie is about to embark on the most exciting voyage of her life - across the Atlantic from Connecticut to Ireland in her uncle's yacht, The Wanderer. Best of all, at the end of the journey, she'll be reunited with her beloved grandfather, Bompie. With three uncles and two cousins on board, Sophie also journeys into the family past, as each member of the crew discovers the joys and trials of belonging to a family.
Original title: The Wanderer
Genre: Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Adventure
- The book won a Newbury Honor in 2000 or 2001.