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

The Polar Express, written and illustrations by Chris Van Allsburg

Label
The Polar Express
Title
The Polar Express
Statement of responsibility
written and illustrations by Chris Van Allsburg
Title variation
Caldecott Award Winner
Creator
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
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
115695
Cataloging source
HCO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Van Allsburg, Chris
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
520
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 1
  • 3
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Santa Claus
  • Christmas
  • North Pole
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The Polar Express, written and illustrations by Chris Van Allsburg
Instantiates
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocm12162097
Dimensions
24 x 30 cm.
Extent
32 pages
Isbn
9780395389492
Lccn
85010907
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(Sirsi) AAQ-4295
Label
The Polar Express, written and illustrations by Chris Van Allsburg
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocm12162097
Dimensions
24 x 30 cm.
Extent
32 pages
Isbn
9780395389492
Lccn
85010907
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(Sirsi) AAQ-4295

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