The raging quiet

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Publisher:
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers,
Pub. Date:
1999.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 5.6 - AR Pts: 13
Lexile measure:
830L
Description
Marnie comes to the remote fishing hamlet of Torcurra as the reluctant bride of Isake Isherwood, a lord of her parents' farm. But two days later, while thatching the roof, Isake falls to his death. Marnie's only kindness comes from Father Brannan, the village priest, and Raver, the strange mad boy whose incoherent cries belie his gentle heart. Taking him in one windy night, Marnie makes a startling discovery: Raver is not mad but deaf. Determined to communicate with the boy whom Marnie now calls Raven, she invents a system of hand-words. Raven learns quickly and has soon all but shed his madness. Yet while Marnie and Raven forge a deep bond, the villagers, already suspicious of Marnie's role in Isake's death, see his transformation as the result of witchcraft. Even as Marnie's and Raven's bond turns to love, and as they uncover the mysterious value of their cottage, Marnie is forced into a witchcraft trial where the test of the iron bar will determine her fate. Set in the times when magic was a force to be reckoned with, The Raging Quiet is the epic saga of a remarkable woman whose only crime is being different.
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ISBN:
9780689821400
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 5.6, 13 Points
Lexile measure:
830L
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Grouped Work ID 38029a87-f4c8-68cb-526e-ce0d15ae374e
Full title raging quiet
Author jordan sherryl
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2017-09-06 04:52:26AM
Last Indexed 2018-05-26 05:00:06AM

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subject_facet Deaf -- Juvenile fiction, People with disabilities -- Juvenile fiction, Prejudices -- Juvenile fiction, Sign language -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The raging quiet
title_full The raging quiet / by Sherryl Jordan
title_short The raging quiet
topic_facet Deaf, People with disabilities, Prejudices, Sign language