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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
  • Batchelder Award, 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
Dewey number
[Fic]
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/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Schenck, Linda
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Steiner sisters quartet
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Refugees
  • Sisters
  • Jews
  • Islands
  • Sweden
Target audience
juvenile
Label
A faraway island, Annika Thor ; translated from the Swedish by Linda Schenck
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
247 p.
Isbn
9780385736176
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009015420
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn310399735
  • (OCoLC)310399735
  • 182164
Label
A faraway island, Annika Thor ; translated from the Swedish by Linda Schenck
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
247 p.
Isbn
9780385736176
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009015420
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn310399735
  • (OCoLC)310399735
  • 182164

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