The Resource Swallow's dance, Wendy Orr

Swallow's dance, Wendy Orr

Label
Swallow's dance
Title
Swallow's dance
Statement of responsibility
Wendy Orr
Title variation
Swallows dance
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Leira is starting her initiation as a priestess when her world is turned upside down. A violent earthquake leaves her home in pieces. And the goddess hasn't finished with the island yet. With her family, Leira flees across the sea to Crete, expecting sanctuary. But a volcanic eruption and tsunami throw the entire world into darkness. In the resulting chaos; Leira finds her noble-born privilege reduced to nothing; alone with her injured mother and elderly nurse, Leira's only hope of survival is her own resourcefulness
Summary
When an earthquake destroys her town, leaving her mother disabled, Leira and her family flee but danger follows.
Tone
Character
Award
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2018.
  • USBBY Outstanding International Books, 2019
  • Children's Book Council of Australia: Notable Australian Children's Book, 2019.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10665694
Cataloging source
NRML
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Orr, Wendy
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
9+ years old
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
980
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mythology, Greek
  • Girls
  • Girls
  • Nobility
  • Natural disasters
  • Survival
  • Families
  • Bronze age
  • Crete (Greece)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Swallow's dance, Wendy Orr
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000063325612
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
274 pages
Isbn
9781760297879
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1041818270
Label
Swallow's dance, Wendy Orr
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000063325612
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
274 pages
Isbn
9781760297879
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1041818270

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