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Author Crossan, Sarah.

Title The weight of water / Sarah Crossan.

Imprint New York : Bloomsbury, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Fiction    j CROSSAN,SAR    Available
Description 211 p. ; 21 cm
Note Originally published: London : Bloomsbury, 2012.
Summary Twelve-year-old Kasienka and her mother have immigrated to Coventry, England from Poland, searching for Kasienka's father, but everyone is unfriendly except for an African neighbor and a boy Kasienka meets at the swimming pool, which is her only refuge from an alien society.
Subject Novels in verse
Immigrants -- England -- Fiction.
Mothers and daughters -- Fiction.
Swimming -- Fiction.
Race relations -- Fiction.
Alienation (Social psychology) -- Juvenile fiction.
Coventry (England) -- Fiction.
England -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Bildungsromans.
ISBN 9781599909677 hardcover

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