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Listening for Lions [Paperback]

By Gloria Whelan (Author)
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Left an orphan after the influenza epidemic in British East Africa in 1918, thirteen-year-old Rachel Sheridan is tricked into assuming a deceased neighbor's identity to travel to England, where her only dream is to return to Africa and rebuild her parents' mission hospital. Reprint.

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Historical fiction with a wicked twist.

Listening for Lions is a breathtaking story of tragedy, deception, and triumph against all odds. National Book Award-winning author Gloria Whelan sets this richly historical coming-of-age adventure in British East Africa in the year 1918.

This irresistible novel entangles an orphaned girl in a deceit filled plot. Young Rachel Sheridan is made to leave her beloved Africa for England, where she must pose as the deceased daughter of a nefarious couple in an effort to gain them an enormous inheritance. Her irrepressible spirit and extraordinary wit turn her from victim to heroine in a surprising and empowering tale of a remarkable young woman.

Awards and Recognitions
Listening for Lions by Gloria Whelan has received the following awards and recognitions -

  • Young Hoosier Book Award - 2009 Nominee - Middle Grades category


Citations And Professional Reviews
Listening for Lions by Gloria Whelan has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
  • Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2010 page 1162
  • Kliatt - 01/01/2007 page 26


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Pages   208
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 7.66" Width: 5.22" Height: 0.55"
Weight:   0.3 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Oct 10, 2006
Age  8-12
ISBN  006058176X  
ISBN13  9780060581763  


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Publishers description for Listening for Lions...


Historical fiction with a wicked twist.

Listening for Lions is a breathtaking story of tragedy, deception, and triumph against all odds. National Book Award-winning author Gloria Whelan sets this richly historical coming-of-age adventure in British East Africa in the year 1918.

This irresistible novel entangles an orphaned girl in a deceit filled plot. Young Rachel Sheridan is made to leave her beloved Africa for England, where she must pose as the deceased daughter of a nefarious couple in an effort to gain them an enormous inheritance. Her irrepressible spirit and extraordinary wit turn her from victim to heroine in a surprising and empowering tale of a remarkable young woman.



More About Gloria Whelan

Gloria and her husband Joseph moved from Detroit to the woods of northern Michigan several years ago.Many of Gloria's books take place during the summer -- because she does a lot of her writing during the northern Michigan blizzards!Gloria has been telling stories for as long as she can remember.Before she could read or write, she used to dictate stories to her baby-sitter, who would type them out.Being an only child, many of Gloria's stories were about having a brother or sister. Gloria would like to have written Little Women, because Jo March was one of her role models growing up! Gloria once had a set of five wtching guinea pigs, all named after Detroit Tiger baseball players!"

Gloria Whelan currently resides in Mancelona, in the state of Michigan. Gloria Whelan was born in 1961.

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