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The Resource Salt to the sea : a novel, Ruta Sepetys

Salt to the sea : a novel, Ruta Sepetys

Label
Salt to the sea : a novel
Title
Salt to the sea
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Ruta Sepetys
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
-- Wilhelm Gustloff. Just when it seems freedom is within their grasp, tragedy strikes. Notcountry, nor culture, nor status matter as all ten thousand people aboard must fight for the same thing: survival. Told in alternating points of view, and perfect for fans of Anthony Doerr's Pulitzer Prize-winning -- Praise for -- New York Times "A rich, page-turning story that brings to vivid life a terrifying--and little-known--moment in World War II history."--Steve Sheinkin, author of Newbery Honor and National Book Award finalist -- School Library Journal, "Heartbreaking, historical, and a little bit hopeful."--- -- New York Times "Few books are beautifully written, fewer still are important; this novel is both."---- Kirkus * "Beautifully written and deeply feltan important book that deserves the widest possible readership."-- -- Speak From the Hardcover edition
Summary
Titanic. Lusitania. Wilhelm Gustloff. All major maritime disasters, yet the last is virtually unknown. Ruta Sepetys changes that in her gripping historical novel. Told in short snippets, Salt to the Sea rotates between four narrators attempting to escape various tragedies in 1945 Europe. Powerful and haunting, heartbreaking and hopeful–a must read. -- Jennifer Asimakopoulos for LibraryReads
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Carnegie Medal, 2017.
  • California Young Reader Medal, Young Adult, 2018.
  • Golden Kite Award for Fiction, 2017
  • Goodreads Choice Award, 2016
  • Indies' Choice Book Awards, Young Adult, 2017.
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2016
  • Notable Books for a Global Society, 2017
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2016
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2017.
  • Grand Canyon Reader Award (Arizona), Teen Book Category, 2018.
  • Virginia Readers' Choice Award for High School, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10464544
Cataloging source
IDEBK
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.S47957
LC item number
Sal 2016
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
560
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 8
  • 12
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Salt to the sea : a novel, Ruta Sepetys
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=2514733
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn934797706
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780698172623
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 853058
  • 3470F6FC-69E8-481E-A5B5-5D6781F4D2B4
System control number
(OCoLC)934797706
Label
Salt to the sea : a novel, Ruta Sepetys
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=2514733
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn934797706
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780698172623
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 853058
  • 3470F6FC-69E8-481E-A5B5-5D6781F4D2B4
System control number
(OCoLC)934797706

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