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A faraway island

Thor, Annika.

New York : Delacorte Press, c2009.

247 p. : maps ; 22 cm.

In 1939 Sweden, two Jewish sisters wait for their parents to flee the Nazis in Austria, but while eight-year-old Nellie settles in quickly, twelve-year-old Stephie feels stranded at the end of the world, with a foster mother who is as cold and unforgiving as the island on which they live.

Reading Level: 6.1

Available

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1 copy available at Paideia School

ISBN:

0385736177

LC Call No:

PZ7.T3817 Far 2009

Dewey Class No:

[Fic] 22

Author:

Thor, Annika.

UniformTitle:

En ö i havet. English

Title:

A faraway island / Annika Thor ; translated from the Swedish by Linda Schenck.

Edition:

1st American ed.

Publisher:

New York : Delacorte Press, c2009.

Physical:

247 p. : maps ; 22 cm.

Notes:

Translation of: En ö i havet.

Citation/Refs:

School Library Journal, December 2009

Citation/Refs:

Library Media Connection starred, November 2009

Citation/Refs:

Horn Book Starred, January 2010

Citation/Refs:

Publisher's Weekly, November 2009

Citation/Refs:

Booklist, October 2009

Citation/Refs:

New York Times, March 2010

Citation/Refs:

Horn Book, April 2010

Citation/Refs:

Voice of Youth Advocates (V.O.Y.A.), April 2010

Citation/Refs:

Kirkus Review, October 2009

Summary:

In 1939 Sweden, two Jewish sisters wait for their parents to flee the Nazis in Austria, but while eight-year-old Nellie settles in quickly, twelve-year-old Stephie feels stranded at the end of the world, with a foster mother who is as cold and unforgiving as the island on which they live.

Target Audience:

6.1

Target Audience:

3-6 Follett Library Resources

Awards Note:

Mildred L. Batchelder Award/Honors, 2010

Subject:

World War, 1939-1945--Refugees--Fiction.

Subject:

Refugees--Fiction.

Subject:

Sisters--Fiction.

Subject:

Jews--Sweden--Fiction.

Subject:

Islands--Fiction.

Subject:

Historical fiction.

AE:PersName:

Schenck, Linda, tr.

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