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The Resource Skellig, by David Almond

Skellig, by David Almond

Label
Skellig
Title
Skellig
Statement of responsibility
by David Almond
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Unhappy about his baby sister's illness and the chaos of moving into a dilapidated old house, Michael retreats to the garage and finds a mysterious stranger who is something like a bird and something like an angel
Summary
Unhappy about his baby sister's illness and the chaos of moving into a dilapidated old house, Michael retreats to the garage and finds a mysterious stranger who is something like a bird and something like an angel
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Carnegie Medal, 1998.
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 1999
  • Garden State Teen Book Award (New Jersey), Fiction (Grades 6-8), 2002.
  • New York Times Notable Children's Book, 1999
  • Whitbread Book Award for Children's Book of the Year, 1998.
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 1999.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
085224
Cataloging source
IUI
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Almond, David
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Middle School
  • 490
Intended audience source
Lexile
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
490
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 9
Reading level
  • 3.5.
  • 4.1.
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Reading Counts!
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Quick reads
  • Strangers
  • Angels
  • Moving, Household
  • England
  • Strangers
  • Angels
  • Moving, Household
  • Family life
  • England
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Skellig, by David Almond
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Reprinted by arrangement with Delacorte Press"--T.p.verso
  • "A Yearling book."
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
ocm45077286
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
182 pages
Isbn
9780440416029
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)45077286
Label
Skellig, by David Almond
Publication
Note
  • "Reprinted by arrangement with Delacorte Press"--T.p.verso
  • "A Yearling book."
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
ocm45077286
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
182 pages
Isbn
9780440416029
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)45077286

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