The Resource The house of Dies Drear, Virginia Hamilton, (electronic resource)

The house of Dies Drear, Virginia Hamilton, (electronic resource)

Label
The house of Dies Drear
Title
The house of Dies Drear
Statement of responsibility
Virginia Hamilton
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Virginia Hamilton's Edgar Award-winning novel, teenager Thomas Small and his family must uncover the haunting historical legacy of their Civil War-era house Shortly after moving into an old, spooky home, thirteen-year-old Thomas Small and his family start hearing strange noises. The house has a past, and when Thomas discovers a hidden passageway that may have been part of the Underground Railroad, the family realizes the house has a history as well. To find out all there is to know about the House of Dies Drear, Thomas must explore secret rooms-and the secrets of lives lived centuries before, lives that tell the story of America's troubled early years
Summary
An African-American family tries to unravel the secrets of their new home which was once a stop on the Underground Railroad
Storyline
Tone
Award
Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Juvenile Mystery Novel, 1969.
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090847
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1934-2002
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hamilton, Virginia
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 9
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Underground Railroad
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The house of Dies Drear, Virginia Hamilton, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11553711
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453213766
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11553711
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The house of Dies Drear, Virginia Hamilton, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11553711
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453213766
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11553711
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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