The Resource Letters in the attic, Bonnie Shimko, (electronic resource)

Letters in the attic, Bonnie Shimko, (electronic resource)

Label
Letters in the attic
Title
Letters in the attic
Statement of responsibility
Bonnie Shimko
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Lizzy McMann, A feisty twelve-year-old, lives with her immature mother and Manny, her father (she thinks) in a fleabag Phoenix hotel. One night, Manny's sudden announcement that he wants a divorce forces mother and daughter to move to upstate New York to live with Lizzy's grandmother and grandfather a mixed blessing. At school, Lizzy befriends, then falls in love with, Eva Singer, who is dyslexic, looks like Natalie Wood and lives right down the street. Like all girls her age, Lizzy has to deal with her first period, her first bra, and her first boyfriend. However, what scares her most is her love for Eva. She is also concerned with getting a new husband for Mama especially after reading Mama's letters that she has found in the attic. Then Eva gets a boyfriend and Mama's life enters what seems to be a new crisis. . . . How Lizzy comes to grips with life's strange twists and turns makes fascinating reading for adults and young readers alike
Award
Lambda Literary Award for Young Adult/Children, 2002.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
122862
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shimko, Bonnie
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 12
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Girls
  • Single-parent families
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Grandparent and child
  • New York (State)
Target audience
adult
Label
Letters in the attic, Bonnie Shimko, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11333935
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780897336642
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11333935
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Letters in the attic, Bonnie Shimko, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11333935
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780897336642
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11333935
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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