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The Resource The giant-slayer, Iain Lawrence

The giant-slayer, Iain Lawrence

Label
The giant-slayer
Title
The giant-slayer
Statement of responsibility
Iain Lawrence
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When her eight-year-old neighbor is stricken with polio in 1955, eleven-year-old Laurie discovers that there is power in her imagination as she weaves a story during her visits with him and other patients confined to iron lung machines
Summary
When her eight-year-old neighbor is stricken with polio in 1955, eleven-year-old Laurie discovers that there is power in her imagination as she weaves a story during her visits with him and other patients confined to iron lung machines.
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2010
  • California Young Reader Medal, Intermediate, 2013.
  • Chocolate Lily Book Awards (British Columbia), Chapter Book/Novel category, 2011.
  • OLA Best Bets, 2009.
Awards note
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2010
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
337044
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lawrence, Iain
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Middle School
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
700
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
Reading level
4.8.
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Poliomyelitis
  • Storytelling
  • Imagination
  • People with disabilities
  • Medical fiction
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Poliomyelitis
  • Storytelling
  • Imagination
  • People with disabilities
  • Medical care
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Sick children
  • The Fifties (20th century)
  • Eleven-year-old girls
  • Imagination in girls
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Imagination
  • Medical fiction
  • People with disabilities
  • Poliomyelitis
  • Storytelling
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
The giant-slayer, Iain Lawrence
Instantiates
Publication
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
ocn249132819
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
292 pages
Isbn
9780385733762
Lccn
2008035409
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)249132819
Label
The giant-slayer, Iain Lawrence
Publication
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
ocn249132819
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
292 pages
Isbn
9780385733762
Lccn
2008035409
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)249132819

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