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The Resource Cloud and Wallfish, Anne Nesbet

Cloud and Wallfish, Anne Nesbet

Label
Cloud and Wallfish
Title
Cloud and Wallfish
Statement of responsibility
Anne Nesbet
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Slip behind the Iron Curtain into a world of smoke, secrets, and lies in this stunning novel where someone is always listening and nothing is as it seems. Noah Keller has a pretty normal life, until one wild afternoon when his parents pick him up from school and head straight for the airport, telling him on the ride that his name isn't really Noah and he didn't really just turn eleven in March. And he can't even ask them why, not because of his Astonishing Stutter, but because asking questions is against the newly instated rules. (Rule Number Two: Don't talk about serious things indoors, because Rule Number One: They will always be listening). As Noah, now "Jonah Brown," and his parents head behind the Iron Curtain into East Berlin, the rules and secrets begin to pile up so quickly that he can hardly keep track of the questions bubbling up inside him: Who, exactly, is listening and why? When did his mother become fluent in so many languages? And what really happened to the parents of his only friend, Cloud-Claudia, the lonely girl who lives downstairs? In an intricately plotted novel full of espionage and intrigue, friendship and family, Anne Nesbet cracks history wide open and gets right to the heart of what it feels like to be an outsider in a world that's impossible to understand. "--Supplied by publisher
Summary
"Slip behind the Iron Curtain into a world of smoke, secrets, and lies in this stunning novel where someone is always listening and nothing is as it seems. Noah Keller has a pretty normal life, until one wild afternoon when his parents pick him up from school and head straight for the airport, telling him on the ride that his name isn't really Noah and he didn't really just turn eleven in March. And he can't even ask them why, not because of his Astonishing Stutter, but because asking questions is against the newly instated rules. (Rule Number Two: Don't talk about serious things indoors, because Rule Number One: They will always be listening). As Noah, now "Jonah Brown," and his parents head behind the Iron Curtain into East Berlin, the rules and secrets begin to pile up so quickly that he can hardly keep track of the questions bubbling up inside him: Who, exactly, is listening and why? When did his mother become fluent in so many languages? And what really happened to the parents of his only friend, Cloud-Claudia, the lonely girl who lives downstairs? In an intricately plotted novel full of espionage and intrigue, friendship and family, Anne Nesbet cracks history wide open and gets right to the heart of what it feels like to be an outsider in a world that's impossible to understand."--Supplied by publisher
Pace
Writing style
Character
Award
ALA Notable Children's Book, 2017
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10534975
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nesbet, Anne
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Middle School
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
850
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Berlin (Germany)
  • Germany (East)
  • Friendship
  • Children of spies
  • Berlin (Germany)
  • Friendship
  • Children of spies
  • Friendship
  • Germany
  • Germany (East)
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Cloud and Wallfish, Anne Nesbet
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
ocn935983510
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
385 pages
Isbn
9780763688035
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)935983510
Label
Cloud and Wallfish, Anne Nesbet
Publication
Copyright
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
ocn935983510
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
385 pages
Isbn
9780763688035
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)935983510

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