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The Resource M.C. Higgins, the great, Virginia Hamilton

M.C. Higgins, the great, Virginia Hamilton

Label
M.C. Higgins, the great
Title
M.C. Higgins, the great
Statement of responsibility
Virginia Hamilton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As a slag heap, the result of strip mining, creeps closer to his house in the Ohio hills, fifteen-year-old M.C. is torn between trying to get his family away and fighting for the home they love
Summary
As a slag heap, the result of strip mining, creeps closer to his house in the Ohio hills, fifteen-year-old M. C. is torn between trying to get his family away and fighting for the home they love
Storyline
Tone
Character
Award
  • Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Fiction, 1974.
  • National Book Award for Children's Books, 1975.
  • Newbery Medal, 1975.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
078510
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1936-2002
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hamilton, Virginia
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 560L
  • Decoding demand: 90 (very high)
  • Semantic demand: 100 (very high)
  • Syntactic demand: 84 (very high)
  • Structure demand: 87 (very high)
Intended audience source
  • Lexile
  • Lexile
Interest level
MG
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
4.4
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Coming of age
  • Family life
  • Mountain life
  • Ohio
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
M.C. Higgins, the great, Virginia Hamilton
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"25th anniversary edition."
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
359521
Extent
232 pages
Isbn
9780689830747
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
99014288
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780689830747
  • (Sirsi) ABV-1540
Label
M.C. Higgins, the great, Virginia Hamilton
Publication
Note
"25th anniversary edition."
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
359521
Extent
232 pages
Isbn
9780689830747
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
99014288
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780689830747
  • (Sirsi) ABV-1540

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