A Faraway Island

A Faraway Island

Book - 2009
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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
Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, c2009
Edition: 1st American ed
ISBN: 9780385736176
0385736177
Branch Call Number: JF Thor
Characteristics: 247 p. : map ; cm
Additional Contributors: Schenck, Linda

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Brooke_Nicole
Jul 01, 2015

Much better than I was expecting. Stephie's personality really changes over the course of the book, and gradually, her foreign character almost becomes your own. I enjoyed the plot, the way the story is told, and how you can feel what Stephie is feeling. I will be reading the next book in the trilogy.

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ralphiespencer15
Sep 26, 2013

beautiful book!

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