The Resource Last Chance Island, Norma Charles

Last Chance Island, Norma Charles

Label
Last Chance Island
Title
Last Chance Island
Statement of responsibility
Norma Charles
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Thirteen-year-old Kalu and his young cousin, Aisha, are the only survivors when their African village is overrun by rebels and burnt to the ground. After making their way to the coast, Kalu gets a job aboard a smuggler's boat heading for Ireland. When the smuggler learns that the coast guard is searching for illegal migrants, he abandons the kids on Last Chance Island off the west coast of Ireland. At the same time, fifteen-year-old Spike learns that her father has died and she is shipped off to live with a distant relative, a woman who tends the lighthouse on Last Chance Island. Angry with her new situation, Spike plans to escape to begin a new life, but in one of her forays around the island, she discovers the two Africans who by this time are starving and desperate for help. What will Spike do? Is it a last chance for both Spike and the African kids?" -- Publisher's website
Additional physical form
Issued also in electronic format.
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Charles, Norma M
Dewey number
jC813/.54
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Ages 13-16
LC call number
PZ7.C3783
LC item number
Las 2016
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Refugees
  • Ireland
  • Lighthouses
  • Lighthouses
  • Refugees
  • Ireland
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Last Chance Island, Norma Charles
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
20 cm
Extent
226 pages
Isbn
9781553804581
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Canadian Children's Book Centre Collection
System control number
  • (OCoLC)923568420
  • (OCoLC)ocn923568420
Label
Last Chance Island, Norma Charles
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
20 cm
Extent
226 pages
Isbn
9781553804581
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Canadian Children's Book Centre Collection
System control number
  • (OCoLC)923568420
  • (OCoLC)ocn923568420

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