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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
Member of
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
  • Mildred L. Batchelder Award for most outstanding children's book in translation, 2010.
  • Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2010.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
334880
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thor, Annika
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
Reading level
  • 4.4.
  • 4.2.
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Schenck, Linda
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Steiner sisters quartet
Series volume
0001
Study program name
  • Acclerated Reader
  • Reading Counts!
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Refugees
  • Sisters
  • Jews
  • Islands
  • Sweden
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Refugees
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
A faraway island, Annika Thor ; translated from the Swedish by Linda Schenck
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Companion book: Deep sea
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn310399735
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
247 pages
Isbn
9780385736176
Lccn
2009015420
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)310399735
Label
A faraway island, Annika Thor ; translated from the Swedish by Linda Schenck
Publication
Note
Companion book: Deep sea
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn310399735
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
247 pages
Isbn
9780385736176
Lccn
2009015420
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)310399735

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