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The Resource Water for elephants, Sara Gruen

Water for elephants, Sara Gruen

Label
Water for elephants
Title
Water for elephants
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
ZAE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gruen, Sara
Dewey number
813.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
730
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
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  • Circus
  • Depressions
  • Circus performers
  • Large type books
  • Historical fiction
  • Love stories
Target audience
adult
Label
Water for elephants, Sara Gruen
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocn720428221
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
561 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781594134647
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)720428221
Label
Water for elephants, Sara Gruen
Publication
Control code
ocn720428221
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
561 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781594134647
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)720428221

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