Song for a Whale
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Published:
New York, New York : Delacorte Press, 2019.
Format:
Book
Edition:
First edition
Physical Desc:
303 pages ; 22 cm
Rating:
800L
Status:
Description
In the spirit of modern-day classics like Fish in a Tree and Counting by 7s comes the story of a deaf girl's connection to a whale whose song can't be heard by his species, and the journey she takes to help him. From fixing the class computer to repairing old radios, twelve-year-old Iris is a tech genius. But she's the only deaf person in her school, so people often treat her like she's not very smart. If you've ever felt like no one was listening to you, then you know how hard that can be. When she learns about Blue 55, a real whale who is unable to speak to other whales, Iris understands how he must feel. Then she has an idea: she should invent a way to "sing" to him! But he's three thousand miles away. How will she play her song for him? Full of heart and poignancy, this affecting story by sign language interpreter Lynne Kelly shows how a little determination can make big waves. "Fascinating, brave, and tender...a triumph." --Katherine Applegate, Newbery Award-winning author of The One and Only Ivan
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Essex Children's Fiction
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781524770235, 152477023X
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 5.3, 9 Points
Lexile measure:
800

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Description
From fixing the class computer to repairing old radios, twelve-year-old Iris is a tech genius. But she's the only deaf person in her school, so people often treat her like she's not very smart. If you've ever felt like no one was listening to you, then you know how hard that can be. When she learns about Blue 55, a real whale who is unable to speak to other whales, Iris understands how he must feel. Then she has an idea: she should invent a way to "sing" to him! But he's three thousand miles away. How will she play her song for him? Full of heart and poignancy, this affecting story by sign language interpreter Lynne Kelly shows how a little determination can make big waves. -- Wonderstruck -- Publishers Weekly.
Target Audience
800L,Lexile
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APA Citation (style guide)

Kelly, L. (2019). Song for a Whale. First edition New York, New York: Delacorte Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Kelly, Lynne. 2019. Song for a Whale. New York, New York: Delacorte Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Kelly, Lynne, Song for a Whale. New York, New York: Delacorte Press, 2019.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Kelly, Lynne. Song for a Whale. First edition New York, New York: Delacorte Press, 2019. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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