The Resource The stranger, Chris Van Allsburg

The stranger, Chris Van Allsburg

Label
The stranger
Title
The stranger
Statement of responsibility
Chris Van Allsburg
Creator
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The enigmatic origins of the stranger Farmer Bailey hits with his truck and brings home to recuperate seem to have a mysterious relation to the changing season
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Kentucky Bluegrass Award for Grades 4-8, 1990.
  • New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Books: 1986
Awards note
Kentucky Bluegrass Award
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
115696
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Van Allsburg, Chris
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
640
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
  • LG
  • 3-5
LC call number
  • PZ7.V266
  • PS3572.A41367
LC item number
  • St 1986
  • S77 1986
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 1
  • 2
Reading level
  • 3.7
  • 3.5
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Autumn
  • Weather
  • Seasons
  • Fantasy
  • Autumn
  • Seasons
  • Weather
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The stranger, Chris Van Allsburg
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Chris Van Allsburg (born June 18, 1949) is an American illustrator and writer of children's books. He has won two Caldecott Medals for U.S. picture book illustration, for Jumanji (1981) and The Polar Express (1985), both of which he also wrote; both were later adapted as successful motion pictures. He was also a Caldecott runner-up in 1980 for The Garden of Abdul Gasazi. For his contribution as a children's illustrator he was 1986 U.S. nominee for the biennial, international Hans Christian Andersen Award, the highest international recognition for creators of children's books. He received the honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters from the University of Michigan in April 2012
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
ocm13861072
Dimensions
24 x 28 cm
Extent
32 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780395423318
Lccn
86015235
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)13861072
Label
The stranger, Chris Van Allsburg
Publication
Copyright
Note
Chris Van Allsburg (born June 18, 1949) is an American illustrator and writer of children's books. He has won two Caldecott Medals for U.S. picture book illustration, for Jumanji (1981) and The Polar Express (1985), both of which he also wrote; both were later adapted as successful motion pictures. He was also a Caldecott runner-up in 1980 for The Garden of Abdul Gasazi. For his contribution as a children's illustrator he was 1986 U.S. nominee for the biennial, international Hans Christian Andersen Award, the highest international recognition for creators of children's books. He received the honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters from the University of Michigan in April 2012
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
ocm13861072
Dimensions
24 x 28 cm
Extent
32 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780395423318
Lccn
86015235
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)13861072

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