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Allentown Public Library J LEZOTTE, ANN (Text) 34455006799932 New Juv Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781338255812
  • ISBN: 1338255819
  • Physical Description: 269 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2020.

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Mary Lambert has always felt safe and protected on her beloved island of Martha's Vineyard. Her great-great-grandfather was an early English settler and the first deaf islander. Now, over a hundred years later, many people there - including Mary - are deaf, and nearly everyone can communicate in sign language. Mary has never felt isolated. She is proud of her lineage. But recent events have delivered winds of change. Mary's brother died, leaving her family shattered. Tensions over land disputes are mounting between English settlers and the Wampanoag people. And a cunning young scientist has arrived, hoping to discover the origins of the island's prevalent deafness. His maniacal drive to find answers soon renders Mary a "live specimen" in a cruel experiment.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-12. Scholastic Press.
Grades 4-6. Scholastic Press.
730L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader IL: MG; BL: 5.1; AR pts.: 7.0; AR quiz no.: 506689
Awards Note:
Schneider Family Book Award, 2021.
Subject: Deaf children > Massachusetts > Chilmark > Juvenile fiction.
Kidnapping victims > Juvenile fiction.
Identity (Psychology) > Juvenile fiction.
Human experimentation in medicine > Juvenile fiction.
Sign language > Juvenile fiction.
Chilmark (Mass.) > History > 19th century > Juvenile fiction.
Martha's Vineyard (Mass.) > History > 19th century > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Psychological fiction.

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