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Song of the whale

Rex Weyler

Song of the whale

by Rex Weyler

  • 21 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Anchor Press/Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • British Columbia
    • Subjects:
    • Spong, Paul.,
    • Killer whale.,
    • Whales.,
    • Wildlife conservation.,
    • Mammalogists -- British Columbia -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRex Weyler.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL31.S64 W49 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination273 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages273
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2539052M
      ISBN 100385199384
      LC Control Number85020033
      OCLC/WorldCa12551023

      Belonging and communication are two themes at the heart of Lynne Kelly's newest tale, Song for a Whale, and the audiobook, read by Abigail Revasch, is a poignant listen that will tug at the heartstrings of all ages. To delve a little deeper behind this fantastic story, we were really happy to hear from Lynne.   Throughout the book, these similarities are only deepened. In Song for a Whale we also read a few chapters from the whale’s perspective. While one of my only hang ups is that we put our own feelings on to the animals – assume that the whale is lonely, I really like how Iris connected to Blue

        Friends, I’m feeling incredibly soft and sappy after reading Song with a Whale. This book is about so much, offers so much and I still can’t believe how much passion radiates from this book. I have fallen head over heels for this book and I can only hope many others will give this book a chance like I did.   Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly In the spirit of modern-day classics like Fish in a Tree and Counting by 7s comes the story of a deaf girl’s connection to a whale whose song can’t be heard by his species, and the journey she takes to help him.

      The information about The Song of the Whales shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the .   This PDF document outlines some great ideas for how you can bring the dreamy, ethereal picture book The Whales' Song to life in your primary classroom. Suitable for KS1&2. There are ideas for: getting the children talking and thinking. - how to approach your writing tasks. - using art to inspire their writing/5(2).


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Schneider Family Book Award Winner A New York Public Library Best Book of the Year "At its luminous heart, Song for a Whale is a tale about longing for connection and finding it in the most magical and unexpected of ating, brave and tender, this is a story like no other about a song like no other/5().

The Whales' Song is a beautifully illustrated book which sees Lilly sitting on her grandmother's lap, learning of how the oceans were once filled with whales who would dance and sometimes sing in exchange for gifts/5. Song for a Whale is an adorable middle grade about Iris, a deaf girl, her family, and a whale.

The author's experience as a sign language interpreter lends authenticity to the narrative. I can't speak to the deaf representation in the book, but Iris struggles not only with her dad who doesn't know sign language well, a classmate who thinks they /5.

"Whale Song is deep and true, a compelling story of love and family and the mysteries of the human heart. Cheryl Kaye Tardif has written a beautiful, haunting novel." ―New York Times Bestselling novelist Luanne Rice, author of Beach Girls "I read Whale Song and loved it."/5().

Song for a Whale looks at the essence of belonging: the ability to be understood. Iris communicates in many ways -- she speaks sign language, she fixes old radios until they can sing again, she makes sign-language poetry with her grandparents using the shape of her hands to determine the shape of the poem.4/5.

Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly. 22 Total Resources 5 Awards View Text Complexity Discover Like Books Meet-the-Author Recording of Song for a Whale; Audio Excerpt from Song for a Whale; Video Book Trailer for Song for a Whale; Name Pronunciation with Lynne Kelly; Grade; ; Genre; Realistic Fiction; Cultural Area; Disability.

Schneider Family Book Award Winner A New York Public Library Best Book of the Year "At its luminous heart, Song for a Whale is a tale about longing for connection and finding it in the most magical and unexpected of places.

Fascinating, brave and tender, this is a story like no other about a song like no other. A triumph."Brand: Random House Children's Books. age range: yearsgenre: contemporary fictionLynne Kelly’s websitecurriculum and discussion guide At its luminous heart, Song for a Whale is a tale about longing for connection and finding it in the most magical and unexpected of places.

Fascinating, brave and tender, this is a story like no other about a song like no other. A triumph. —Katherine Applegate, [ ]. When Iris learns about B a whale who sings at a frequency unintelligible to other whales, she feels an immediate kinship and concocts a plan to create a song Blue 55 can hear.

A quick-moving, suspenseful plot takes her from junkyards to a cruise ship as she gains the confidence to stand up for herself and take control of her : Lynne Kelly. Song for A Whale When I was first contacted about this book, Song For A Whale, I was immediately interested in reviewing the book.

As a speech language pathologist, I felt connected to the topic of the book, which is about communication and the feeling of belonging. My clients, who have complex communication needs struggle [ ].

About Song for a Whale. In the spirit of modern-day classics like Fish in a Tree and Counting by 7s comes the Schneider Family Book Award-winning story of a deaf girl’s connection to a whale whose song can’t be heard by his species, and the journey she takes to help him.

From fixing the class computer to repairing old radios, twelve-year-old Iris is a tech. Song for a Whale Lynne Kelly. Delacorte, $ (p) ISBN Buy this book Twelve-year-old Iris was named for the whale that her grandparents had witnessed being beached on the.

Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly. 21 Total Resources 4 Awards View Text Complexity Discover Like Books Meet-the-Author Recording of Song for a Whale; Audio Excerpt from Song for a Whale; Video Book Trailer for Song for a Whale; Name Pronunciation with Lynne Kelly; Grade; ; Genre; Realistic Fiction; Cultural Area; Disability.

Song for a Whale - Song for a Whale audiobook, by Lynne Kelly In the spirit of modern-day classics like Fish in a Tree and Counting by 7s comes the story of a deaf girl's connection to a whale whose song can't be heard by his species, and the journey she takes to help fixing the class computer to repairing old radios, twelve-year-old Iris is a tech.

Read "Song for A Whale" by Lynne Kelly available from Rakuten Kobo. A stirring and heart-warming tale of a young deaf girl who is determined to 4/5.

A five star whale of a tale. This is a beautiful and riveting story of a young girl, who, through her determination and love, gives and receives A life changing song. I would recommend this book to readers of any age. 2 people found this helpful.

Lilly listens to her grandmother's tales of whales and longs to hear the creatures' powerful songs for herself. This eloquent work celebrates the extraordinary relationship between a young girl and the whales that do eventually sing for her. Full color/5(9). Songs of the Humpback Whale is a powerful and sensitive novel of family life that questions how songs are passed down from male speaker to male speaker, but also examines the female tradition of listening that women unconsciously pass on to their daughters.

Book club discussion questions for Songs of the Humpback Whale. “At its luminous heart, Song for a Whale is a tale about longing for connection and finding it in the most magical and unexpected of places.

Fascinating, brave and tender, this is a story like no other about a song like no other. A triumph.” —Katherine Applegate, Newbery Award-winning author of The One and Only Ivan “At its luminous heart, Song for a Whale is a tale about.

“A great book about the importance of community, understanding, and the spirit of adventure, Song for a Whale follows a young deaf girl whose curiosity is piqued by the story of a whale that is singularly unable to communicate with other the only deaf member in a hearing family, Iris immediately recognizes the severe loneliness of this situation, and her surge of empathy.

Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly. Delacorte,pages. Reading Level: Middle Grades, ages Recommended for: ages Iris, profoundly deaf from birth, often feels cut off from the world at large.

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