The Resource Abigail the whale, written by Davide Cali ; art by Sonja Bougaeva

Abigail the whale, written by Davide Cali ; art by Sonja Bougaeva

Label
Abigail the whale
Title
Abigail the whale
Statement of responsibility
written by Davide Cali ; art by Sonja Bougaeva
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Abigail dreads swimming lessons. Every time she dives into the pool, she makes a big splash, and all the girls in her class shout: Abigail's a whale! Abigail can see that she is larger than the other girls. She feels huge, heavy, and out of place. Abigails swimming teacher takes her aside and points out: we can change how we see ourselves
Member of
Summary
Abigail dreads swimming lessons because all the kids yell, "Abigail is a whale", when she jumps into the pool. But when her swimming teacher suggests that she needs to think light in order to swim well, things begin to turn around. And soon Abigail starts thinking about a lot of things.
Storyline
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10533430
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Calì, Davide
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • AD550L
  • Decoding demand: 75 (high)
  • Semantic demand: 76 (high)
  • Syntactic demand: 75 (high)
  • Structure demand: 81 (very high)
Intended audience source
  • Lexile
  • Lexile
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
550
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 1
  • 2
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1975-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Li, Karen
  • Bougaeva, Sonja
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Swimming
  • Overweight children
  • Self-confidence
  • Self-actualization (Psychology)
  • Bullying
  • Overweight children
  • Self-actualization (Psychology)
  • Self-confidence
  • Swimming
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Abigail the whale, written by Davide Cali ; art by Sonja Bougaeva
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Translation of: Marlène Baleine
  • Translated by Karen Li
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
1691077
Dimensions
24 x 31 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781771471985
Lccn
2016930946
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781771471985
  • (OCoLC)933590739
Label
Abigail the whale, written by Davide Cali ; art by Sonja Bougaeva
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Translation of: Marlène Baleine
  • Translated by Karen Li
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
1691077
Dimensions
24 x 31 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781771471985
Lccn
2016930946
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781771471985
  • (OCoLC)933590739

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