The Resource The turnaway girls, Hayley Chewins

The turnaway girls, Hayley Chewins

Label
The turnaway girls
Title
The turnaway girls
Statement of responsibility
Hayley Chewins
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Twelve-year-old Delphernia Undersea has spent her whole life in the cloister, hidden from sea and sky by a dome of stone and the laws of Blightsend. Outside, the Masters - all boys and men - play music. Inside, the turnaway girls silently, silently make that music into gold. Making shimmers, Mother Nine calls it. But Delphernia can't make shimmer. She would rather sing that stay silent. When a Master who doesn't act like a Master comes to the skydoor, it's a chance for Delphernia to leave the cloister. Outside the stone dome, the sea breathes like a wind beast, the sky watches with stars like eyes, and even the gardens have claws. Outside, Delphernia is caught between the island's silent Custodian and its ominous Childer-Queen. Outside, there is a poem-speaking prince and a girl who makes Delphernia think of freedom. Delphernia doesn't know how to be free in Blightsend. Blightsend can't be free without her." --
Summary
Enduring a cloistered existence as one of a group of hidden girls who laboriously transform music into gold, Delphernia Undersea, who longs to sing despite laws that restrict music-making to the Masters, escapes into a treacherous outside world
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Amelia Bloomer List, 2019.
Assigning source
Publisher's description
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10739225
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chewins, Hayley
Dewey number
[FIC]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
5-9
LC call number
PZ
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 650
  • 650
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Magic
  • Music
  • Gold
  • Singing
  • Girls
  • Sex discrimination
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The turnaway girls, Hayley Chewins
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
258 pages
Isbn
9780763697921
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
The turnaway girls, Hayley Chewins
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
258 pages
Isbn
9780763697921
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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