The Resource The lightning queen, Laura Resau, (electronic resource)

The lightning queen, Laura Resau, (electronic resource)

Label
The lightning queen
Title
The lightning queen
Statement of responsibility
Laura Resau
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A stunningly rendered mystical novel, set in the remote mountains of Mexico in the 1950s, illuminates the power of an unlikely friendship that blends cultures, magic, and possibilities. Nothing exciting happens on the Hill of Dust, in the remote mountains of Mexico in the 1950s. There's no electricity, no plumbing, no cars, just day after day of pasturing goats. And now, without his sister and mother, eleven-year-old Teo's life feels even more barren. And then one day, the mysterious young Esma, who calls herself the Gypsy Queen of Lightning, rolls into town like a fresh burst of color. Against all odds, her caravan's Mistress of Destiny predicts that Teo and Esma will be longtime friends. Suddenly, life brims with possibility. With the help of a rescued duck, a three-legged skunk, a blind goat, and other unexpected allies, Teo and Esma must overcome obstacles--even death--to fulfill their impossible destiny. Inspired by true stories derived from rural Mexico, The Lightning Queen offers a glimpse of the encounter between two fascinating but marginalized cultures--the Rom and the Mixtec Indians--while telling the heartwarming story of an unlikely friendship
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Resau, Laura
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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hoopla digital
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  • Mixtec Indians
  • Romanies
  • Friendship
  • Mexico
Target audience
juvenile
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Label
The lightning queen, Laura Resau, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11443516
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Publication
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digital storage
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Control code
MWT11443516
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 16 min.))
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unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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Publisher number
MWT11443516
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
The lightning queen, Laura Resau, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11443516
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11443516
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 16 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11443516
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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