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The Resource Water for elephants : a novel, Sara Gruen

Water for elephants : a novel, Sara Gruen

Label
Water for elephants : a novel
Title
Water for elephants
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Sara Gruen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ninety-something-year-old Jacob Jankowski remembers his time in the circus as a young man during the Great Depression, and his friendship with Marlena, the star of the equestrian act, and Rosie, the elephant, who gave them hope
Summary
Ninety-something-year-old Jacob Jankowski remembers his time in the circus as a young man during the Great Depression, and his friendship with Marlena, the star of the equestrian act, and Rosie, the elephant, who gave them hope
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Alex Award, 2007.
  • Book Sense Book of the Year Adult Fiction, 2007.
  • Great Lakes Book Awards, Fiction category, 2007.
  • YALSA Outstanding Book for the College Bound, 2009.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
143634
Cataloging source
UBC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gruen, Sara
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Interest level
UG
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 730
  • 730
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
4.4
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Circus
  • Depressions
  • Circus performers
  • Circus
  • Great Depression, 1929-1939
Target audience
adult
Label
Water for elephants : a novel, Sara Gruen
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
811593
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
331 pages
Isbn
9781616200701
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2005052700
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781616200701
  • (OCoLC)607068740
Label
Water for elephants : a novel, Sara Gruen
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
811593
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
331 pages
Isbn
9781616200701
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2005052700
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781616200701
  • (OCoLC)607068740

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