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Deep Sea by Thor, Annika & Linda Schenck
Deep Sea
by Thor, Annika & Linda Schenck
 
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.

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 
 
Published January, 2015 by Random House Publishing Group, Hardcover, ISBN: 9780385743853, ISBN-10: 0385743858, List Price $17.99.

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