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The Resource A faraway island, Annika Thor ; translated from the Swedish by Linda Schenck

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

Label
A faraway island
Title
A faraway island
Statement of responsibility
Annika Thor ; translated from the Swedish by Linda Schenck
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • swe
  • eng
Summary
In 1939 Sweden, two Jewish sisters wait for their parents to join them in fleeing 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
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Summary
In 1939 Sweden, two Jewish sisters wait in seperate foster homes for their parents to join them in fleeing 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
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Mildred L. Batchelder Award, 2010.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2010
  • USBBY Outstanding International Book, 2010.
Awards note
Batchelder Award, 2010.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
334880
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.T3817
LC item number
Far 2009
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Steiner sisters quartet
Series volume
0001
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
A faraway island, Annika Thor ; translated from the Swedish by Linda Schenck
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
5103015
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
247 p.
Isbn
9780385905909
Lccn
2009015420
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn310399735
  • (OCoLC)310399735
Label
A faraway island, Annika Thor ; translated from the Swedish by Linda Schenck
Publication
Control code
5103015
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
247 p.
Isbn
9780385905909
Lccn
2009015420
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn310399735
  • (OCoLC)310399735

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