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The green glass sea / Ellen Klages.


It is 1943, and 11-year-old Dewey Kerrigan is traveling west on a train to live with her scientist father--but no one will tell her exactly where he is. When she reaches Los Alamos, New Mexico, she learns why: he's working on a top secret government program.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780142411490
  • ISBN: 0142411493
  • ISBN: 9780329646592
  • ISBN: 0329646591
  • Physical Description: 321 pages ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Puffin Books, 2008.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes a reader's supplement for the green glass sea by author.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 320-321).
Target Audience Note:
Ages 9 up.
Awards Note:
Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction, 2007
A Junior Library Guild selection
Subject: Manhattan Project (U.S.) > Juvenile fiction.
Fathers and daughters > Juvenile fiction.
Scientists > Juvenile fiction.
Friendship > Juvenile fiction.
Los Alamos (N.M.) > Juvenile fiction.
Nuclear weapons > Juvenile fiction.
Eleven-year-old girls > Fiction.
Girls > Friendship > Fiction.
Pères et filles > Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse.
Amitié > Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse.
Armes nucléaires > Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse.
Manhattan Project (U.S.)
Nuclear weapons
Fathers and daughters
New Mexico > Los Alamos
Manhattan Project (U.S.) > Fiction.
Los Alamos (N.M.) > Fiction.
Historical fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Juvenile works
Historical fiction
Historical fiction.
Historical fiction.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Skagit Evergreen Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at La Conner Regional Library District. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at La Conner Regional Library.


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