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Half a creature from the sea: a life in stories
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HL: High-Low 650L
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Published:
Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2015.
Format:
Book
Edition:
First U.S. edition.
Physical Desc:
222 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780763678777 : SAL, 0763678775 : SAL, 9780763678777 (SAL), 0763678775 (SAL), 9780763678777, 0763678775
Accelerated Reader:
MG+
Level 4.3, 5 Points
Lexile code:
HL: High-Low
Lexile measure:
650

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Description
A storyteller presents a collection of short fiction, interwoven with pieces that illuminate the inspiration behind the stories.
Description
An anthology of dark, powerful and moving short stories from master storyteller David Almond, inspired by his childhood in the north-east of England. It features coming of age stories on the theme of closeness to home, deftly interwoven with illuminating autobiographical pieces on the inspirations behind the fiction. David Almond says of this unique collection, "Stories on the page are so beautifully neat. All that lovely black print; those lovely straight lines and paragraphs and pages. But stories are living things, creatures that move and grow in the imaginations of writer and reader. They must be solid and touchable, like the land, and must have fluid half-known depths, like the sea. These stories take place in a real world - but in fiction, real worlds merge with dreamed worlds. Real people walk with ghosts and figments. Earthly truth goes hand-in-hand with watery lies."
Target Audience
Young adult
Target Audience
HL650L,Lexile
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APA Citation (style guide)

Almond, D., & Taylor, E. (2015). Half a creature from the sea: a life in stories. First U.S. edition. Somerville, Massachusetts: Candlewick Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Almond, David, 1951- and Eleanor Taylor. 2015. Half a Creature From the Sea: A Life in Stories. Somerville, Massachusetts: Candlewick Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Almond, David, 1951- and Eleanor Taylor, Half a Creature From the Sea: A Life in Stories. Somerville, Massachusetts: Candlewick Press, 2015.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Almond, David, and Eleanor Taylor. Half a Creature From the Sea: A Life in Stories. First U.S. edition. Somerville, Massachusetts: Candlewick Press, 2015. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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