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Sea of the Dead



by
Julia Durango

Edition
-
Publisher
Simon & Schuster
Imprint
Simon & Schuster
ISBN
9781416957782
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Violence: Mild Violence
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Kehl, the son of a mighty warrior, is kidnapped and taken from the Lands of the Teshic Empire to the "Deep"-the sea. But no one ever goes to the sea-the graveyard of souls-and returns. Author's note.

POTENTIALLY SENSITIVE AREAS
Violence: Mild Violence

Details

Format

Print

Page Count

160

Trim Size

5 1/2" x 8 1/4"

Dewey

F

AR

5.3: points 3

Lexile

800L

Genre

Fantasy/Adventure.

Scholastic Reading Counts

8

JLG Release

Oct 2009

Book Genres


Topics

Kidnapping. Cartography. Maps. Pirates. Adventure. Fathers and sons. New worlds. Ships.

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Praise & Reviews

Starred or favorable reviews have been received from these periodicals:

The Horn Book Guide

Junior Library Guild


• An involving adventure with an unusual and interesting setting.
• Kehl is a sympathetic main character with a believable voice.
• As Xipi, Temoc, and the rest of the Fallen gain Kehl’s—and the reader’s—sympathy, they become more likable.
• A good choice for those who like adventure stories and for reluctant readers.

Horn Book

Unable to live up to his warrior father's expectations, thirteen-year-old Kehl instead develops his skills as a cartographer. After being kidnapped by pirates and forced to map the uncharted waters surrounding the Empire, Kehl learns that his future depends on breaking from his past. Detailed evocation of setting makes this story an enjoyable read. An author's note describes the tale's inspiration.

Praise & Reviews

Junior Library Guild


• An involving adventure with an unusual and interesting setting.
• Kehl is a sympathetic main character with a believable voice.
• As Xipi, Temoc, and the rest of the Fallen gain Kehl’s—and the reader’s—sympathy, they become more likable.
• A good choice for those who like adventure stories and for reluctant readers.

Horn Book

Unable to live up to his warrior father's expectations, thirteen-year-old Kehl instead develops his skills as a cartographer. After being kidnapped by pirates and forced to map the uncharted waters surrounding the Empire, Kehl learns that his future depends on breaking from his past. Detailed evocation of setting makes this story an enjoyable read. An author's note describes the tale's inspiration.

Grades 5-7
Upper Elementary & Junior High
For Grades 5-7

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Interests
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