The Green Glass Sea by Ellen Klages

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Published by Puffin .

Written in English

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  • Girls & Women,
  • Historical - United States - 20th Century,
  • Juvenile Fiction / Girls & Women,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • Children: Grades 4-6

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages352
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Open LibraryOL10099680M
ISBN 100142411493
ISBN 109780142411490

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"The Green Glass Sea" is a fascinating novel about about World War II, scientists and their families in the years leading up to the bomb, and the universal struggle to find your place in a new, highly unique community.

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When she reaches Los Alamos, New Mexico, she learns why: he's working on a top secret government program. Over the next few years, Dewey gets to know eminent scientists, starts 4/5(40). The Green Glass Sea () The Green Glass Sea () About book: 1.

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S. Genre. Fiction. It'sand year-old Dewey travels west on a train to live with her scientist Dad in Los Alamos, where a secretive community of the most brilliant scientific minds collaborate on a 'gadget' that could end WWII.

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As a whole, The Green Glass Sea is an intelligent, thought-provoking novel for kids ages 10 to Ten-year-old Dewey Kerrigan's grandmother has had a stroke, and Dewey is sent by train to her father. Her father is a scientist, employed in top-secret work during. Ellen Klages (born ) is an American science, science fiction and historical fiction writer who lives in San novelette "Basement Magic" won the Nebula Award for Best had previously been nominated for Hugo, Nebula, and Campbell awards.

Her first (non-genre) novel, The Green Glass Sea, was published by Viking Children's Books in The Green Glass Sea switches between her viewpoint and Suze's, and Suze's becomes increasingly enjoyable towards the end of the book, but I always looked forward to Dewey.

The calm, careful narrative style in her sections reinforces the reader's sense of her personality, and Klages does a great job keeping the emotion present but understated so.

The Green Glass Sea Ellen Klages, Author. Viking $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. ARTICLES. Q & A with Ellen Klages If the book is a little slow-moving at. Praise For The Green Glass Sea “Klages makes an impressive debut with an ambitious, meticulously researched novel set during WWII.

Writing from the points of view of two displaced children, she successfully recreates life at Los Alamos Camp, where scientists and mathematicians converge with their families to construct and test the first. The Green Glass Sea Summary. There are two girls named Suze and Dewey.

Both of there parents are working on the atomic bomb. Later on in the book Dewey's dad is hit by a car and is killed. Few months later the atomic bomb was dropped on Japan and the war was over. The place they went was a secret place they had the Green Glass Sea which.

Get this from a library. The green glass sea. [Ellen Klages; Julie Dretzin] -- Ineleven-year-old Dewey Kerrigan lives with her scientist father in Los Alamos, New Mexico, as he works on a top secret government program, and befriends an aspiring artist who is a misfit.

Ellen Klages’ debut novel, The Green Glass Sea, was lavished with praise, including the Scott O’Dell Award for historical sequel continues the story of science enthusiast Dewey Kerrigan, now living with her friend Suze’s family in Alamogordo, New Mexico, after her father’s death.

BIBLIOGRAPHY Klages, Ellen. The Green Glass Sea. New York: Puffin Books, ISBN: SUMMARY During a pivotal time in American history, the 's, readers follow the story of two young girls whose parents play key roles in the race to build the Atomic bomb. Dewey is small, walks with a limp, and has a.

Conflict Theme The theme of this book is to make do with what you have. Character Info!. Dewey Dewey is a girl in the Green Glass sea who's hobby is to make mechanical things. Throughout the book, she makes a lot of things, including a radio, little wind up toys, and many more.

Get this from a library. The green glass sea. [Ellen Klages] -- "Ineleven-year-old Dewey Kerrigan travels 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.

THE GREEN GLASS SEA is a historical fiction novel set in the s in Los Alamos, New Mexico, a town that doesn’t officially exist. Our protagonist, Dewey Kerrigan, is an eleven year old girl who is forced to move to Los Alamos to be with her dad once her grandma is.

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Ellen Klages’s book The Green Glass Sea brings readers through the exciting adventures of Dewey Kerrigan’s upbeat and sorrowful times during the s. On the hill everything is secret, working late nights and early mornings Jimmy rarely sees his own child.

I just finished reading The Green Glass Sea by Ellen Klages. It’s been highly recommended from friends, and the recommendations are warranted. The Green Glass Sea is about two girls who live in Los Alamos in the closing days of World War II where their parents are working on a “gadget” that will help to win the war.

It’s very top secret, and their community doesn’t even appear on a map. The Green Glass Sea is not science fiction, but it is fiction about science.

And history and curiosity.” According to Klages: “The Green Glass Sea is my first novel. It grew out of that short story -- I knew what the relationships between characters were, the whole atomic background, and that I wanted it to start in '43 and end in '47 the.

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Wolfe () in Locus, # December Author: Ellen Klages. The Green Glass Sea Critique THE END Lilly: I think this book is very interesting. It had a good plot, but it dragged on. Mia: I thought the book had strong characters and it had an interesting plot. It had historical elements but was still an entertaining book.

Writer's Tricks. by Ellen Klages & Julie Dretzin includes books The Green Glass Sea and White Sands, Red Menace. See the complete The Gordon Family Saga series book list in. Ellen Klages was born in Ohio, but has lived in San Francisco for more than forty years.

Her first novel, The Green Glass Sea (), won the Scott O’Dell Award for Historical Fiction, the Lopez Award for Children’s Literature, and the New Mexico State Book Award for Young Adult Literature.

It was a finalist for the Northern California Book Award, the Quills Award, and the Locus Award. One Book for Nebraska Kids Discussion questions for The Green Glass Sea by Ellen Klages 1. Why did Dewey wonder where she was going on the train – why didn’t she know.

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Please, just read the book. Savor the complete story first. Experience the wonder of the green glass sea just as Dewey and Suze do. Ellen Klages won the Nebula Award for Best Novelette for “Basement Magic” and had previously been nominated for Hugo, Nebula, and Campbell awards.

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