The Green Glass Sea

2 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 90 ratings

The Green Glass Sea Publisher's Summary

This first novel from Nebula Award-winning short-story writer Ellen Klages was picked as a Junior Library Guild selection and named a Book Sense Number-One Children's Pick. It follows a young girl named Dewey, whose father is part of a super-secret project in 1943 Los Alamos. Dewey, a gifted scientist herself, slowly realizes the implications of "the gadget" her father is working on. She and Suze, another Los Alamos child, find comfort in each other's friendship.
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  • Book 1

    • The Green Glass Sea

    • By: Ellen Klages
    • Narrated by: Julie Dretzin
    • Length: 7 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 77
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61

    This first novel from Nebula Award-winning short story writer Ellen Klages was picked as a Junior Library Guild selection and named a Book Sense Number-One Children's Pick. It follows a young girl named Dewey, whose father is part of a super-secret project in 1943 Los Alamos. Dewey, a gifted scientist herself, slowly realizes the implications of "the gadget" her father is working on. She and Suze, another Los Alamos child, find comfort in each other's friendship.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful!

    • By Rita on 12-08-08

    Regular price: $28.95

  • Book 2

    • White Sands, Red Menace

    • By: Ellen Klages
    • Narrated by: Julie Dretzin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Ellen Klages’ debut novel, The Green Glass Sea, was lavished with praise, including the Scott O’Dell Award for historical fiction. This sequel continues the story of science enthusiast Dewey Kerrigan, now living with her friend Suze’s family in Alamogordo, New Mexico, after her father’s death. Against the backdrop of America’s quest for the moon, Dewey tries to find her place in the world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great next step in Dewey’s life

    • By George Houston on 12-31-17

    Regular price: $20.99