The Resource Unbecoming, Jenny Downham

Unbecoming, Jenny Downham

Label
Unbecoming
Title
Unbecoming
Statement of responsibility
Jenny Downham
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Life has just become very complicated for seventeen-year-old Katie; her father walked out a year ago, her mother is stressed out, her brother is a "special needs" teenager, and she is caring for the maternal grandmother she has never met, who is suffering from Alzheimer's--and Katie has a secret of her own that she cannot reveal
Summary
Three women - three secrets - one heart-stopping story. Katie, seventeen, in love with someone whose identity she can't reveal. Her mother Caroline, uptight, worn out and about to find the past catching up with her. Katie's grandmother, Mary, back with the family after years of mysterious absence and 'capable of anything', despite suffering from Alzheimers. As Katie cares for an elderly woman who brings daily chaos to her life, she finds herself drawn to her
Storyline
Tone
Character
Award
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2017.
  • USBBY Outstanding International Book, 2017.
  • Rainbow List, 2017.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10457221
Cataloging source
NJQ/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Downham, Jenny
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
700
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Family secrets
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Grandmothers
  • England
  • Family life
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Secrets
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Grandmothers
  • England
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Families
  • Family secrets
  • Grandmothers
  • Mothers and daughters
  • England
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Unbecoming, Jenny Downham
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"First published in the United Kingdom in 2015 by David Fickling Books"--Copyright page
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
ocn914596929
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
375 pages
Isbn
9780545907170
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015036012
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)914596929
Label
Unbecoming, Jenny Downham
Publication
Note
"First published in the United Kingdom in 2015 by David Fickling Books"--Copyright page
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
ocn914596929
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
375 pages
Isbn
9780545907170
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015036012
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)914596929

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