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The girl who fell beneath the sea  Cover Image Book Book

The girl who fell beneath the sea / Axie Oh.

Oh, Axie, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250780867
  • ISBN: 1250780861
  • Physical Description: 325 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Feiwel and Friends, 2022.

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Summary, etc.:
In this retelling of the Korean legend The tale of Shim Cheong, sixteen-year-old Mina is swept away to the Spirit Realm, where, assisted by a motley crew of demons, gods, and lesser spirits, she sets out to awaken the sleeping Sea God and save her homeland and family from deadly storms.
Deadly storms have ravaged Mina's homeland for generations. Floods sweep away entire villages, while bloody wars are waged over the few remaining resources. Her people believe the Sea God, once their protector, now curses them with death and despair. In an attempt to appease him, each year a beautiful maiden is thrown into the sea to serve as the Sea God's bride, in the hopes that one day the "true bride" will be chosen and end the suffering. Many believe that Shim Cheong, the most beautiful girl in the village--and the beloved of Mina's older brother Joon--may be the legendary true bride. But on the night Cheong is to be sacrificed, Joon follows Cheong out to sea, even knowing that to interfere is a death sentence. To save her brother, Mina throws herself into the water in Cheong's stead. Swept away to the Spirit Realm, a magical city of lesser gods and mythical beasts, Mina seeks out the Sea God, only to find him caught in an enchanted sleep. With the help of a mysterious young man named Shin--as well as a motley crew of demons, gods and spirits--Mina sets out to wake the Sea God and bring an end to the killer storms once and for all. But she doesn't have much time: A human cannot live long in the land of the spirits. And there are those who would do anything to keep the Sea God from waking...
Target Audience Note:
Ages 13-18. Feiwel and Friends.
Grades 10-12. Feiwel and Friends.
Subject: Fate and fatalism > Juvenile fiction.
Gods > Juvenile fiction.
Brides > Juvenile fiction.
Mythology, Korean > Juvenile fiction.
Storytelling > Juvenile fiction.
Genealogy > Juvenile fiction.
Fate and fatalism > Fiction.
Gods > Fiction.
Brides > Fiction.
Mythology, Korean > Fiction.
Storytelling > Fiction.
Genealogy > Fiction.
Destin et fatalisme > Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse.
Dieux > Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse.
Jeunes mariƩes > Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse.
Art de conter > Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Fantasy / Romance.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Fantasy / Historical.
Brides.
Fate and fatalism.
Genealogy.
Gods.
Mythology, Korean.
Storytelling.
Fate and fatalism > Fiction.
Gods and goddesses > Fiction.
Brides > Fiction.
Korean mythology > Fiction.
Storytelling > Fiction.
Genealogy > Fiction.
Genre: Young adult fiction.
Fictional Work
Fantasy fiction.
Fiction.
Juvenile works.
Mythological fiction.
Novels.
Young adult works.
Young adult fiction.
Fantasy fiction.
Mythological fiction.
Novels.
Romans.

Available copies

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