Could be Island of the Aunts by Eva Ibbotson. 

> On May 18, 2022, at 4:43 PM, Jenn Ladd <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> ´╗┐Hi All,
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> I have a young patron who is looking for a book that was read aloud to him about 5 years ago. He doesn't remember the title or author but it has to do with children trapped on an island and there is either a kraken or a whale. But he is pretty sure it was a kraken.  He knows it's a chapter book but has no idea if it was middle grade or not.
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> Does anyone have any ideas? We have been searching goodreads/amazon and are stumped.
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> Thanks
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> Jenn Ladd
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> Circulation Librarian
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> Jay-Niles Memorial Library