The Resource Stitches, Glen Huser, (electronic resource)

Stitches, Glen Huser, (electronic resource)

Label
Stitches
Title
Stitches
Statement of responsibility
Glen Huser
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Travis has been waiting to get to junior high. When that time finally comes, things are both better, and worse, than he had hoped. On the plus side are two great new teachers. On the minus side there's Shon Docker, Travis's old tormenter from elementary school. Travis lives in a trailer park outside a small prairie town. His mother, a country-and-western singer, is on the road a lot; his father is long gone. When things get crazy at his house, he can always visit his best friend, Chantelle, a smart disabled girl with several wild biker brothers. Travis knows he's different. He loves to sew and play with puppets. He wants to become a professional puppeteer. It all makes him a target for Shon and his friends. As Travis and his friends happily prepare a puppet production of A Midsummer Night's Dream for the school graduation festivities, Shon's anger and prejudice erupt in violence
Summary
Growing up in a trailer park outside a small Canadian prairie town, Travis, who loves to sew and stage puppet shows, becomes the target of bullies at his junior high school
Character
Award
  • Governor General's Literary Award for English-Language Children's Literature, 2003.
  • OLA Best Bets, 2003.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
121171
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Huser, Glen
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bullying
  • Sewing
  • Sex role
  • Self-acceptance
Target audience
adult
Label
Stitches, Glen Huser, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11381135
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781554980642
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11381135
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Stitches, Glen Huser, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11381135
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781554980642
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11381135
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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