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Salt to the sea : a novel

Sepetys, Ruta, author.

New York, NY : Philomel Books, [2016]

391 pages : maps ; 22 cm.

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As World War II draws to a close, four teens meet aboard the "Wilhelm Gustloff" a cruise ship that will give them passage out of Prussia before the Russians overtake the retreating German troops. The cruise ship, built to hold 1,500 passengers, is laden with over 10,000 desperate people. The four band together and try to survive when a Russian torpedo slams into the ship.

Reading Counts: Level 5.2 / 17.0 Points / 68133.

Lexile: 560L

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ISBN:

978-0-399-16030-1

LC Call No:

PZ7.S47957 Sal 2016

Dewey Class No:

[Fic] 23

Author:

Sepetys, Ruta, author.

Title:

Salt to the sea : a novel / Ruta Sepetys.

Physical:

391 pages : maps ; 22 cm.

ContentType:

text rdacontent

MediaType:

unmediated rdamedia

CarrierType:

volume rdacarrier

BibliogrphyNote:

Includes bibliographical references.

Citation/Refs:

Horn Book Guide, 10/2016

Citation/Refs:

Publishers Weekly, 11/9/2015

Citation/Refs:

School Library Journal, 12/2015

Summary:

As World War II draws to a close, four teens meet aboard the "Wilhelm Gustloff" a cruise ship that will give them passage out of Prussia before the Russians overtake the retreating German troops. The cruise ship, built to hold 1,500 passengers, is laden with over 10,000 desperate people. The four band together and try to survive when a Russian torpedo slams into the ship.

Target Audience:

560 Lexile.

Study Program:

Accelerated Reader AR-ATOS UG 4.5 10.0 179545.

Study Program:

Reading Counts RC 5.2 17.0 68133.

Subject:

World War, 1939-1945--Fiction.

Subject:

Refugees--Fiction.

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