Song for a Whale

By: Lynne Kelly

Iris, who is deaf, decides to invent a way to “sing” to a whale that is unable to speak to other whales. There’s just one problem: he’s three thousand miles away. How will she play her song for him?
Author’s note about the 52-Hertz Whale.

ISBN: 9781524770242

JLG Release: Apr 2019


Sensitive Areas: None
Topics: Deaf , People with disabilities , Whales , Automobile travel , Grandmothers , Schools , Science projects , Friendship , American Sign Language (ASL)

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Awards & Honors

CPL Best Books - 2019
Schneider Family Book Award Winner - 2020
Odyssey Award Honoree - 2020
Georgia Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl Elementary School 2020-2021

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Book Details

ISBN

9781524770242

First Release

April 2019

Genre

Fic

Dewey Classification

F

Trim Size

8 1/4" x 5 1/2"

Page Count

304

Accelerated Reader

Level 5.3; Points: 9;

Scholastic Reading Counts

Level 5.3; Points: 15;

Lexile

Level 800L

Format

Print Book

Edition

Library edition with trade jacket added

Publisher

Delacorte

Potentially Sensitive Areas

None

Topics

Deaf, People with disabilities, Whales, Automobile travel, Grandmothers, Schools, Science projects, Friendship, American Sign Language (ASL),

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