The Resource The beckoners, Carrie Mac, (electronic resource)

The beckoners, Carrie Mac, (electronic resource)

Label
The beckoners
Title
The beckoners
Statement of responsibility
Carrie Mac
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When her mother suddenly moves them to a new town, Zoe is unhappy about leaving behind what passes for a normal life. And when the first person she meets turns out to be Beck, who rules her new school with a mixture of intimidation and outright violence, she is dismayed. But she has no idea how bad things will get. Unsure of herself and merely trying to fit in, Zoe is initiated, painfully, into the Beckoners, a twisted group of girls whose main purpose is to stay on top by whatever means necessary. Help comes from unlikely quarters as Zoe struggles to tear loose from the Beckoners without becoming a target herself, while also trying to save April -- or Dog, as she is called -- from further torment. A chilling portrait of the bullying and violence that is all too common in schools, The Beckoners illustrates the lure of becoming tormentor rather than victim, and the terrible price that can be exacted for standing up for what is right
Summary
After moving to a new town, Zoe tries to fit in at her new school by joining the Beckoners, a group of girls who use intimidation and violence to rule the school
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Arthur Ellis Award for Best Juvenile Mystery, 2005.
  • Stellar Awards (British Columbia), 2007.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
132267
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1975-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mac, Carrie
Dewey number
jC813/.6
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
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Children's stories
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The beckoners, Carrie Mac, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11317925
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781554697304
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11317925
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The beckoners, Carrie Mac, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11317925
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781554697304
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11317925
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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