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Sea of the Dead

By: Julia Durango

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.

ISBN: 9781416957782

JLG Release: Oct 2009


Sensitive Areas: Violence: Mild Violence
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

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. 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.

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 rea

• 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.

Book Details

ISBN

9781416957782

First Release

October 2009

Genre

Fantasy/Adventure.

Dewey Classification

F

Trim Size

5 1/2" x 8 1/4"

Page Count

160

Accelerated Reader

Level 5.3; Points: 3;

Scholastic Reading Counts

Level 5.3; Points: 8;

Lexile

Level 800L

Format

Print Book

Edition

-

Publisher

Simon & Schuster

Potentially Sensitive Areas

Violence: Mild Violence

Topics

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

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