The Green Glass Sea

  • by Ellen Klages
  • Narrated by Julie Dretzin
  • 7 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

This first novel from Nebula Award-winning short-story writer Ellen Klages was picked as a Junior Library Guild selection and named a Book Sense Number-One Children's Pick. It follows a young girl named Dewey, whose father is part of a super-secret project in 1943 Los Alamos. Dewey, a gifted scientist herself, slowly realizes the implications of "the gadget" her father is working on. She and Suze, another Los Alamos child, find comfort in each other's friendship.

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What the Critics Say

"The characters are exceptionally well drawn, and the compelling, unusual setting makes a great tie-in for history classes." (Booklist)

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Customer Reviews

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Wonderful!

I had to read this book for my Children's Literature class, and I have to say...it was wonderful. Well written and well read, it was a joy to read and I am looking foward to the sequel.
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- Rita

good

it was really cool. . . . . . . . . . . . . # awesome
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- nazim

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-22-2007
  • Publisher: Recorded Books