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The Resource The Polar Express, written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg

The Polar Express, written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg

Label
The Polar Express
Title
The Polar Express
Statement of responsibility
written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg
Creator
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A magical train ride on Christmas Eve takes a boy to the North Pole to receive a special gift from Santa Claus
Summary
A magical train ride on Christmas Eve takes a boy to the North Pole to receive a special gift from Santa Claus
Tone
Writing style
Illustration
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1986
  • Buckeye Children's Book Award (Ohio), Grades K-2, 1991.
  • Caldecott Medal, 1986.
  • Kentucky Bluegrass Award, 1987.
  • New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Books: 1985
Awards note
Caldecott Medal, 1986
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
115695
Cataloging source
GZD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Van Allsburg, Chris
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.V266
LC item number
Po 2014
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520
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 1
  • 3
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Santa Claus
  • Christmas stories
  • Belief and doubt
  • Passenger trains
  • Children
  • Voyages and travels
  • North Pole
  • Big books
  • Santa Claus
  • Christmas
  • Belief and doubt
  • Passenger trains
  • Children
  • Voyages and travels
  • North Pole
  • Noël
  • Santa Claus
  • Belief and doubt
  • Big books
  • Children
  • Christmas stories
  • Passenger trains
  • Voyages and travels
  • Arctic Ocean
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The Polar Express, written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
This poster-sized book is much larger than the standard edition so that it can be seen by a large group for shared reading
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn893872941
Dimensions
37 x 48 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780544457980
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)893872941
Label
The Polar Express, written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg
Publication
Copyright
Note
This poster-sized book is much larger than the standard edition so that it can be seen by a large group for shared reading
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn893872941
Dimensions
37 x 48 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780544457980
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)893872941

Library Locations

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