Touch Blue Symbols & Objects

Cynthia Lord
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Blue Sea Glass

Blue sea glass symbolizes good luck. Tess finds the blue sea glass the morning of Aaron’s arrival. She believes it to be good luck because it reminds her of the old saying, “Touch blue and your wish will come true.” It is from this that the novel takes its name.

The Ferry

The ferry symbolizes both hope and a connection between two worlds. There is the world of the island, and the world of the mainland. The ferry brings people back and forth from one to the other, but also allows the island to remain isolated. The ferry will bring Tess and the other kids across to the mainland for school if the island’s school closes, and Tess is horrified at this thought because she loves the island so much. The ferry brings over Aaron and other foster children to boost the...

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