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Readers of Anne of Green Gables and Hattie Ever After will love following Stephie's story, which takes place during World War II and began with A Faraway Island and continued with The Lily Pond .   Three years ago, Stephie and her younger sister, Nellie, escaped the Nazis in Vienna and fled to an island in Sweden, where they were taken in by different families. Now sixteen-year-old Stephie is going to school on the mainland. Stephie enjoys her studies, and rooming with her school friend, May. But life is only getting more complicated as she gets older.   Stephie might lose the grant money that is funding her education. Her old friend Verra is growing up too fast. And back on the island, Nellie wants to be adopted by her foster family. Stephie, on the other hand, can't stop thinking about her parents, who are in a Nazi camp in Austria. If only the war would end. . . .   Like the deep sea, Stephie's life is filled with danger and darkness, but also with beauty and hope as she learns to stand up for her beliefs and be true to herself. A CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Book of the Year * "A rich blend of emotional truths."-- Kirkus Reviews , Starred * "This novel about coming of age during a complicated, tragic time in history is both delicate and poignant."-- Publisher's Weekly , Starred "Thor . . . deftly balances the sisters' everyday concerns with the greater psychological aspects of being refugees."-- School Library Journal   "The novel's strength lies in its rich cast of secondary characters whose stories bring wartime Sweden to life."-- Booklist "The present tense and a limited third-person narration that reflects Stephie's every thought and emotion give the story unusual immediacy, nuance, and impact."-- The Hornbook Magazine   "Deep Sea and the story of the Steiner sisters is a much-needed voice in the sea of World War II novels for youth."--VOYA  Praise for  A Faraway Island Winner of the Mildred L. Batchelder Award "[A] welcome addition to the canon of WWII stories."-- The Hornbook Magazine, Starred Praise for The Lily Pond   A Mildred L. Batchelder Honor Book "This distinguished Holocaust story will resonate."-- Booklist  
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HL: High-Low 670L
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Full title deep sea
Author thor annika
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Last Update 2018-05-27 23:11:12PM
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display_description Nearly four years after leaving Vienna to escape the Nazis, Stephie Steiner, now sixteen, and her sister Nellie, eleven, are still living in Sweden, worrying about their parents and striving to succeed in school, and at odds with each other despite their mutual love.
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owning_library_catalog Nashville Public Library
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primary_isbn 9780375991325
publishDate 2015
record_details ils:CARL0000454382|Book|Books|First American edition.|English|Delacorte Press,|[2015]|228 pages ; 22 cm., overdrive:cbd73190-d02a-4fd4-993d-2d93487b758c|eBook|eBook||English|Random House Children's Books|2015|
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series Steiner sisters quartet
series_with_volume Steiner sisters quartet|3
subject_facet Friendship -- Fiction, Jews -- Sweden -- Fiction, Refugees -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction, Sisters -- Fiction, World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Deep sea
title_full Deep Sea, Deep sea / Annika Thor ; translated from the Swedish by Linda Schenck
title_short Deep sea
topic_facet Friendship, Historical Fiction, Jews, Refugees, Schools, Sisters, World War, 1939-1945, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature