Child of the Sea
Doina is the daughter of author of Jimmy Cornell and grew up while sailing on her family's 36 foot yacht. Doina describes her experiences of life and schooling on-board. Her descriptions of the tropical islands, her swimming, diving and fishing and of the friends she made in far distant places around the world are fascinating.
Finally on her return to home, hoping to make friends when settled in English schools brought her down to earth as her classmates in Cornwall were bullies. However, when her parents moved to Surrey, she enjoyed her new school and being able to walk across the fields to it.
This is a book that adults and children should read.