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The Resource Calvin : a novel, by Martine Leavitt

Calvin : a novel, by Martine Leavitt

Label
Calvin : a novel
Title
Calvin
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by Martine Leavitt
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Born on the day the last Calvin and Hobbes comic strip was published, seventeen-year-old Calvin, a schizophrenic, sees and has conversations with the tiger, Hobbes, and believes that if he can persuade the strip's creator, Bill Watterson, to do one more strip, he will make Calvin well
Summary
Seventeen-year-old Calvin, who was born on the day that the last Calvin and Hobbes comic strip was published, is stricken by a schizophrenic episode and begins having conversations with the tiger, Hobbes. Struggling to regain control of his mind and destiny, Calvin becomes convinced that he'll get better if the strip's creator, Bill Watterson, will draw just one more comic.
Theme
Storyline
Character
Award
  • Governor General's Literary Award for English-Language Children's Literature, 2016
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2016.
  • OLA Best Bets, 2015.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10451075
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Leavitt, Martine
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
680
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 8
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Schizophrenia
  • Mental illness
  • High schools
  • Schools
  • Characters in literature
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Social Issues / Depression & Mental Illness
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Social Issues / Adolescence
  • Watterson, Bill
  • Calvin (Fictitious character : Watterson)
  • Hobbes (Fictitious character)
  • Schizophrenia in adolescence
  • Mentally ill teenagers
  • High schools
  • Schools
  • Characters and characteristics in literature
  • Watterson, Bill
  • Calvin (Fictitious character : Watterson)
  • Characters and characteristics in literature
  • High schools
  • Hobbes (Fictitious character)
  • Mentally ill teenagers
  • Schizophrenia in adolescence
  • Schools
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Calvin : a novel, by Martine Leavitt
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
ocn905450213
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
181 pages
Isbn
9780374380731
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015002574
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)905450213
Label
Calvin : a novel, by Martine Leavitt
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
ocn905450213
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
181 pages
Isbn
9780374380731
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015002574
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)905450213

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