It’s not safe for Jews in Vienna, so Stephie and her little sister, Nellie, have to start a new life on a tiny Swedish island. But Stephie can’t speak the language, Aunt Marta is so strict, and everything smells of fish! How will she ever fit in?
Ages 10+
Pages 248
Publisher Penguin Random House
Coming Nov 2021
Mildred L. Batchelder Award
Sydney Taylor Silver Medal Winner

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great book

Review by Sara8

I thought this book was good.

Jul 04, 2022 04:56 PM
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A Faraway Island is great!

Review by KingRipper

I really liked the book A Faraway Island! I particularly enjoyed how they learned to settle down in a new area. I would recommend this book for people who like books that involve immigrants or historical fiction fans.

Jul 02, 2022 03:08 PM
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A Faraway Island

Review by danielleparr

I personally thought that this book was OK It's kind of hard to read, and the main character was wallowing in self pity the whole book which made me dislike her. Though I can't really blame her to bad because I've never lived through that. But I usually read all my books twice within a month but I could barley get through it once.

Jun 11, 2022 01:27 PM
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PLEASE read A Faraway Island

Review by Eliana12

This was probably one of the best historical fiction novels that I have EVER read!!! I would recommend this book to anyone who like historical fiction or people age 9+. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE READ. Also, the ending wants to make you read the sequels! (yes, there are 3 sequels)

Jun 10, 2022 09:22 PM
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This Is....

Review by Soccer1212

THE BEST BOOK EVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! It Is amazing and totally awesome!

Jun 04, 2022 02:20 PM