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Lynne Kelly
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Elentarri's Book Blog rated it 4 years ago
TITLE: Song for a Whale AUTHOR: Lynne Kelly ___________________________ DESCRIPTION: "The story of a deaf girl's connection to a whale whose song can't be heard by his species, and the journey she takes to help him.From fixing the class computer to repairing old radios, twelve-year-old Iris is ...
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge rated it 5 years ago
I enjoyed this book, but I wanted to like it more. Portions reminded me of The Thing About Jellyfish, but it didn't resonate with me like that book did. I did enjoy all the parts about Iris's deafness and Deaf culture.
Jessica (HDB)
Jessica (HDB) rated it 5 years ago
I've written, then deleted, at least four different versions of this review so far. Sometimes you pick up a story and it's so poignant, so important, that it's really hard to write anything resembling a coherent review. That's this book right here. Lynne Kelly has created something magical with Iris...
sarah
sarah rated it 10 years ago
To be fair, I didn't finish this book, so my impressions at page 82/242 are incomplete. Maybe this is a really great book starting in Chapter 12!It probably says a lot about my personality that I made it through the poverty, childhood diseases, indentured servitude, classism, families being broken a...
November News 2014
November News 2014 rated it 11 years ago
A well-written middle-grade novel about a boy who become an indentured servant to pay his sister's medical debts. He is sent to work at a circus in the woods in India. First, he must help trap a baby elephant. He is reluctant to help because he watches the elephants every day and has become attached...
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