The Resource True confessions of a heartless girl, Martha Brooks, (electronic resource)

True confessions of a heartless girl, Martha Brooks, (electronic resource)

Label
True confessions of a heartless girl
Title
True confessions of a heartless girl
Statement of responsibility
Martha Brooks
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the midst of a heaven-rattling summer storm a young stranger blows into a small prairie town. On the run after taking her latest boyfriend's truck, with a pocketful of stolen money and a heart full of pain, seventeen-year-old Noreen Stall seems to invite trouble. And trouble comes soon enough, as Noreen's new mistakes trigger calamities that shake the lives of the residents of Pembina Lake. Acclaimed novelist Martha Brooks has written an unforgettable and award-winning story about a terribly complex heroine and the effects she has on those around her
Summary
A confused seventeen-year-old girl, a single mother and her young son, two elderly women, and a sad and lonely man, with their own individual tragedies to bear, come together in a small Manitoba town and find a way to a better future
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Canadian Library Association Young Adult Book Award, 2003.
  • Governor General's Literary Award for English-Language Children's Literature, 2002.
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2003
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2004
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2003.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
082329
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brooks, Martha
Dewey number
jC813/.54
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
740
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
hoopla digital
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Communities
  • Maturation (Psychology)
  • Teenage pregnancy
Target audience
adult
Label
True confessions of a heartless girl, Martha Brooks, (electronic resource)
Link
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11380320
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781554980468
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11380320
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
True confessions of a heartless girl, Martha Brooks, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11380320
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781554980468
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11380320
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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