The Resource Finding Grace, Daphne Greer

Finding Grace, Daphne Greer

Label
Finding Grace
Title
Finding Grace
Statement of responsibility
Daphne Greer
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Abandoned on the steps of a Belgian convent as a baby, thirteen-year-old Grace has grown up among the nuns. But her days as a caretaker and companion for her older sister, Dotty, have come to a sad end with Dotty's death, and now Grace is living among the girls who attend the convent's boarding school--the very same girls who taunted and bullied her sister for having Down syndrome. Grace desperately wants to know who left her at the convent; she wants a family and to not feel alone in the world. When Grace finds a three-decades-old diary from the 1940s in the convent library, her interest in the history of the convent is also piqued. Terrible things happened in the little village of Tildonk, Belgium, when the Nazis arrived, and terrible things happened to the mysterious girl who wrote the diary. Unravelling the mystery of the diary ultimately means unravelling the secrets of Grace's life, which are more complicated than she ever imagined. Based on the author's own experiences at this very convent school, Finding Grace is an emotional look into the lives of girls in the strict world of convents, both in the 1940s and the 1970s, from the author of Silver Birch--shortlisted Jacob's Landing
Cataloging source
VP@
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Greer, Daphne
Dewey number
jC813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.G85343
LC item number
Fin 2018
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • German Occupation of Belgium (1940-1945)
  • Abandoned children
  • Convents
  • Sisters
  • Down syndrome
  • Diaries
  • Families
  • Belgium
  • Abandoned children
  • Convents
  • Diaries
  • Down syndrome
  • Families
  • Sisters
  • Belgium
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Finding Grace, Daphne Greer
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
21 cm
Extent
147 pages
Isbn
9781771086912
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Canadian Children's Book Centre Collection
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1107435275
  • (OCoLC)1082506674
  • (OCoLC)on1082506674
Label
Finding Grace, Daphne Greer
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
21 cm
Extent
147 pages
Isbn
9781771086912
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Canadian Children's Book Centre Collection
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1107435275
  • (OCoLC)1082506674
  • (OCoLC)on1082506674

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