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The Resource The tale of Despereaux : being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread, Kate DiCamillo ; illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering

The tale of Despereaux : being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread, Kate DiCamillo ; illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering

Label
The tale of Despereaux : being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread
Title
The tale of Despereaux
Title remainder
being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread
Statement of responsibility
Kate DiCamillo ; illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The adventures of Despereaux Tilling, a small mouse of unusual talents, the princess that he loves, the servant girl who longs to be a princess, and a devious rat determined to bring them all to ruin
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Blue Hen Book Award (Delaware) for Chapter Books, 2002.
  • Garden State Children's Book Award (New Jersey), Children's Fiction, 2006.
  • Golden Archer Awards (Wisconsin): Intermediate, 2005.
  • Great Lakes Great Books Award (Michigan), Grades 4-5, 2005.
  • Indian Paintbrush Book Award (Wyoming), 2005.
  • Kentucky Bluegrass Award for Grades 3-5, 2005.
  • Land of Enchantment Book Award (New Mexico), Young Adult category, 2006.
  • Maine Student Book Award, 2005.
  • Massachusetts Children's Book Award, 2007.
  • Newbery Medal, 2004.
  • Sequoyah Book Awards (Oklahoma), Children’s Books, 2006.
  • Young Reader's Choice Award (Pacific Northwest), Junior, 2006.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2004
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2003
Awards note
Newbery Medal, 2004
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
121551
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
DiCamillo, Kate
Dewey number
  • 813.6
  • [Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 670
  • Elementary Grade
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PS3604.I23
LC item number
T35 2003
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 12
Reading level
  • 4.7.
  • 4.8.
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Ering, Timothy B.
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Reading Counts!
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mice
  • Princesses
  • Rats
  • Newbery Medal
  • Mice
  • Princesses
  • Rats
  • Fairy tales
  • Mice
  • Newbery Medal
  • Princesses
  • Rats
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Action & Adventure
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Mice, Hamsters, Guinea Pigs, etc
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Fairy Tales & Folklore
Target audience
pre adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread
Label
The tale of Despereaux : being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread, Kate DiCamillo ; illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering
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
Contents
A mouse is born -- Chiaroscuro -- Gor! The tale of Miggery Sow -- Recalled to the light -- Coda
Control code
ocm50693525
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
267 pages
Isbn
9780763617226
Lccn
2002034760
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)50693525
Label
The tale of Despereaux : being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread, Kate DiCamillo ; illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A mouse is born -- Chiaroscuro -- Gor! The tale of Miggery Sow -- Recalled to the light -- Coda
Control code
ocm50693525
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
267 pages
Isbn
9780763617226
Lccn
2002034760
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)50693525

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