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Sweep

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For nearly a century, Victorian London relied on "climbing boys"—orphans owned by chimney sweeps—to clean flues and protect homes from fire. The work was hard, thankless, and brutally dangerous. Eleven-year-old Nan Sparrow is quite possibly the best climber who ever lived—and a girl. With her wits and will, she's managed to beat the deadly odds time and time again. But when Nan gets stuck in a deadly chimney fire, she fears her time has come. Instead, she wakes to find herself in an abandoned attic. And she is not alone. Huddled in the corner is a mysterious creature—a golem—made from ash and coal. This is the creature that saved her from the fire.

Sweep is the story of a girl and her monster. Together, these two outcasts carve out a life—saving one another in the process. By one of today's most powerful storytellers, Sweep is a heartrending adventure about the everlasting gifts of friendship and hope.


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Publisher: ABRAMS

Kindle Book

  • Release date: September 25, 2018

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781683354062
  • Release date: September 25, 2018

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9781683354062
  • File size: 3541 KB
  • Release date: September 25, 2018

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Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB ebook

Languages

English

Levels

ATOS Level:4
Lexile® Measure:630
Interest Level:4-8(MG)
Text Difficulty:2-3

For nearly a century, Victorian London relied on "climbing boys"—orphans owned by chimney sweeps—to clean flues and protect homes from fire. The work was hard, thankless, and brutally dangerous. Eleven-year-old Nan Sparrow is quite possibly the best climber who ever lived—and a girl. With her wits and will, she's managed to beat the deadly odds time and time again. But when Nan gets stuck in a deadly chimney fire, she fears her time has come. Instead, she wakes to find herself in an abandoned attic. And she is not alone. Huddled in the corner is a mysterious creature—a golem—made from ash and coal. This is the creature that saved her from the fire.

Sweep is the story of a girl and her monster. Together, these two outcasts carve out a life—saving one another in the process. By one of today's most powerful storytellers, Sweep is a heartrending adventure about the everlasting gifts of friendship and hope.


Expand title description text
  • Details

    Publisher:
    ABRAMS

    Kindle Book
    Release date: September 25, 2018

    OverDrive Read
    ISBN: 9781683354062
    Release date: September 25, 2018

    EPUB ebook
    ISBN: 9781683354062
    File size: 3541 KB
    Release date: September 25, 2018

  • Creators
  • Formats
    Kindle Book
    OverDrive Read
    EPUB ebook
  • Languages
    English
  • Levels
    ATOS Level: 4
    Lexile® Measure: 630
    Interest Level: 4-8(MG)
    Text Difficulty: 2-3
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