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The Resource Town is by the sea, Joanne Schwartz ; illustrated by Sydney Smith

Town is by the sea, Joanne Schwartz ; illustrated by Sydney Smith

Label
Town is by the sea
Title
Town is by the sea
Statement of responsibility
Joanne Schwartz ; illustrated by Sydney Smith
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A young boy wakes up to the sound of the sea, visits his grandfather's grave after lunch and comes home to a simple family dinner, but all the while his mind strays to his father digging for coal deep down under the sea."--
Tone
Writing style
Illustration
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Books, 2018.
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2017.
  • Kate Greenaway Medal, 2018.
  • New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book, 2017.
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2017
  • TD Canadian Children's Literature Award, 2018.
  • USBBY Outstanding International Book, 2018.
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10549546
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schwartz, Joanne
Dewey number
jC813/.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • AD550L
  • Decoding demand: 62 (high)
  • Semantic demand: 53 (medium)
  • Syntactic demand: 93 (very high)
  • Structure demand: 84 (very high)
Intended audience source
  • Lexile
  • Lexile
Interest level
LG
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 0
  • 3
Reading level
3.4
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1980-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Smith, Sydney
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Coal mines and mining
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Town is by the sea, Joanne Schwartz ; illustrated by Sydney Smith
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
1742247
Extent
1 volume
Isbn
9781554988716
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781554988716
  • (OCoLC)954430153
Label
Town is by the sea, Joanne Schwartz ; illustrated by Sydney Smith
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
1742247
Extent
1 volume
Isbn
9781554988716
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781554988716
  • (OCoLC)954430153

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