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The Resource Mortal engines : a novel, by Philip Reeve

Mortal engines : a novel, by Philip Reeve

Label
Mortal engines : a novel
Title
Mortal engines
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by Philip Reeve
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the distant future, when cities move about and consume smaller towns, a fifteen-year-old apprentice is pushed out of London by the man he most admires and must seek answers in the perilous Out-Country, aided by one girl and the memory of another
Member of
Summary
In the distant future, when cities move about and consume smaller towns, a fifteen-year-old apprentice is pushed out of London by the man he most admires and must seek answers in the perilous Out-Country, aided by one girl and the memory of another
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2004
  • Nestle Children's Book Prize for Nine to Eleven Year Olds, 2002.
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2003.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2004
Awards note
  • NestlĂ© Smarties book prize Gold Award.
  • Whitbread Children's book award shortlist.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
121907
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Reeve, Philip
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
990
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 10
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
The hungry city chronicles
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teenage apprentices
  • Nuclear weapons
  • Cities and towns
  • Teenage boy orphans
  • Fifteen-year-old boys
  • Teenagers
  • Museums
  • Historians
  • Survival (after nuclear warfare)
  • Violence
  • Far future
  • Post-apocalypse
  • London, England
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Mortal engines : a novel, by Philip Reeve
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/hc042/2002038801.html
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"EOS"
Contents
Part 1: The hunting ground -- Valentine -- The waste chute -- The out-country -- The Lord Mayor -- Speedwell -- High London -- The trading center -- The Jenny Haniver -- The 13th Floor Elevator -- Airhaven -- The gasbag and gondola -- The resurrected man -- The guildhall -- The Rustwater Marshes -- The turd tanks -- The pirate suburb -- Bevis -- The Sea of Khazak -- The Black Island -- In the engineerium -- Grike -- MEDUSA -- Part 2: An agent of the league -- The historians -- Batmunkh Gompa -- Dr. Arkengarth remembers -- A stranger in the mountains of heaven -- Going home -- A hero's welcome -- The eavesdropper -- Chudleigh Pomeroy sees it through -- Wine and nibbles and the dawn of a new era -- Idea for a fireworks display -- The cathedral -- The shadow of bones -- The bird roads
Control code
ocm51172384
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
310 p.
Isbn
9780060082086
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
2002038801
System control number
(Sirsi) ADM-4694
Label
Mortal engines : a novel, by Philip Reeve
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/hc042/2002038801.html
Publication
Note
"EOS"
Contents
Part 1: The hunting ground -- Valentine -- The waste chute -- The out-country -- The Lord Mayor -- Speedwell -- High London -- The trading center -- The Jenny Haniver -- The 13th Floor Elevator -- Airhaven -- The gasbag and gondola -- The resurrected man -- The guildhall -- The Rustwater Marshes -- The turd tanks -- The pirate suburb -- Bevis -- The Sea of Khazak -- The Black Island -- In the engineerium -- Grike -- MEDUSA -- Part 2: An agent of the league -- The historians -- Batmunkh Gompa -- Dr. Arkengarth remembers -- A stranger in the mountains of heaven -- Going home -- A hero's welcome -- The eavesdropper -- Chudleigh Pomeroy sees it through -- Wine and nibbles and the dawn of a new era -- Idea for a fireworks display -- The cathedral -- The shadow of bones -- The bird roads
Control code
ocm51172384
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
310 p.
Isbn
9780060082086
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
2002038801
System control number
(Sirsi) ADM-4694

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