Listening for Lions Gloria Whelan

Listening for Lions

Author: Gloria Whelan
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Book Title
Listening for Lions
Author
Gloria Whelan
ISBN
9780060581763
A critically acclaimed historical novel "that roars" (Kliatt), from the author of the National Book Award-winning novel Homeless Bird. Africa is the only home Rachel Sheridan has ever known. But when her missionary parents are struck with influenza, she is left vulnerable to her family's malicious neighbors. Surrounded by greed and lies, Rachel is entangled in a criminal scheme and sent to England, where she's forced into a life of deception.Like the lion, she must be patient and strong, awaiting the moment when she can take control of her own fate--and find her way home again at last. Named one of New York Public Library's One Hundred Titles for Reading and Sharing, this tale of a strong young heroine "in the tradition of Frances Hodgson Burnett" (School Library Journal), by award-winning master of historical fiction Gloria Whelan, is a perfect read for schools and classrooms, as well as for fans of A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park. Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Gloria WhelanPublisher: HarperCollinsPublished: 10/10/2006ISBN: 9780060581763Pages: 194Weight: 0.31lbsSize: 7.66h x 5.22w x 0.55dAward: Young Hoosier Book Award - NomineeReview Citations: Kliatt 01/01/2007 pg. 26Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 89524 / Listening for LionsReading Level: 5.7 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 7

A critically acclaimed historical novel "that roars" (Kliatt), from the author of the National Book Award-winning novel Homeless Bird.

Africa is the only home Rachel Sheridan has ever known. But when her missionary parents are struck with influenza, she is left vulnerable to her family's malicious neighbors. Surrounded by greed and lies, Rachel is entangled in a criminal scheme and sent to England, where she's forced into a life of deception.

Like the lion, she must be patient and strong, awaiting the moment when she can take control of her own fate--and find her way home again at last.

Named one of New York Public Library's One Hundred Titles for Reading and Sharing, this tale of a strong young heroine "in the tradition of Frances Hodgson Burnett" (School Library Journal), by award-winning master of historical fiction Gloria Whelan, is a perfect read for schools and classrooms, as well as for fans of A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Gloria Whelan
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published: 10/10/2006
ISBN: 9780060581763
Pages: 194
Weight: 0.31lbs
Size: 7.66h x 5.22w x 0.55d
Award: Young Hoosier Book Award - Nominee

Review Citations: Kliatt 01/01/2007 pg. 26

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 89524 / Listening for Lions
Reading Level: 5.7 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 7

A critically acclaimed historical novel "that roars" (Kliatt), from the author of the National Book Award-winning novel Homeless Bird.

Africa is the only home Rachel Sheridan has ever known. But when her missionary parents are struck with influenza, she is left vulnerable to her family's malicious neighbors. Surrounded by greed and lies, Rachel is entangled in a criminal scheme and sent to England, where she's forced into a life of deception.

Like the lion, she must be patient and strong, awaiting the moment when she can take control of her own fate--and find her way home again at last.

Named one of New York Public Library's One Hundred Titles for Reading and Sharing, this tale of a strong young heroine "in the tradition of Frances Hodgson Burnett" (School Library Journal), by award-winning master of historical fiction Gloria Whelan, is a perfect read for schools and classrooms, as well as for fans of A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Gloria Whelan
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published: 10/10/2006
ISBN: 9780060581763
Pages: 194
Weight: 0.31lbs
Size: 7.66h x 5.22w x 0.55d
Award: Young Hoosier Book Award - Nominee

Review Citations: Kliatt 01/01/2007 pg. 26

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 89524 / Listening for Lions
Reading Level: 5.7 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 7