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The Resource A gathering of days : a New England girl's journal, 1830-32 : a novel, by Joan W. Blos

A gathering of days : a New England girl's journal, 1830-32 : a novel, by Joan W. Blos

Label
A gathering of days : a New England girl's journal, 1830-32 : a novel
Title
A gathering of days
Title remainder
a New England girl's journal, 1830-32 : a novel
Statement of responsibility
by Joan W. Blos
Title variation
gathering of days
Title variation remainder
a New England girls journal, 1830-32 : a novel
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The book is written in the form of a journal kept by Catherine Hall, a young girl living in a rural village in New England with her widower father and younger sister. The journal details her daily life between the years of 1830 and 1832. Among the events of these two years are several that would have a profound impact on the rest of her life. These include her assistance to an escaped slave, her father's remarriage, and the sudden death of her best friend
Summary
The journal of a fourteen-year-old girl, kept the last year she lived on the family farm, records daily events in her small New Hampshire town, her father's remarriage, and the death of her best friend
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1980
  • National Book Award for Children's Books, 1980.
  • Newbery Medal, 1980.
Awards note
Newbery Medal, 1980.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
077285
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Blos, Joan W
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Interest level
MG
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
960
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 9
Reading level
6.7
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Spiritual journals
  • Diaries
  • Country life
  • New England
  • New Hampshire
  • Diaries
  • New Hampshire
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a New England girl's journal, 1830-32 : a novel
Label
A gathering of days : a New England girl's journal, 1830-32 : a novel, by Joan W. Blos
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm05171140
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
144 pages
Isbn
9780684163406
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
79016898
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)5171140
Label
A gathering of days : a New England girl's journal, 1830-32 : a novel, by Joan W. Blos
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm05171140
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
144 pages
Isbn
9780684163406
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
79016898
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)5171140

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