The Resource Z for Zachariah, Robert C. O'Brien

Z for Zachariah, Robert C. O'Brien

Label
Z for Zachariah
Title
Z for Zachariah
Statement of responsibility
Robert C. O'Brien
Title variation
Z for Zachariah
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The post-apocalyptic tale of one girl's efforts to survive alone in a devastated town-and what happens when a mysterious stranger appears-from Newbery Award-winning author, Robert C. O'Brien, is now a major motion picture starring Margot Robbie, Chris Pine, and Chiwetel Ejiofor! Ann Burden is completely alone. The world as she once knew it is gone, ravaged by a nuclear war that has taken everyone from her. For the past year, she has lived in a remote valley with no evidence of any other survivors. But the smoke from a distant campfire shatters Ann's solitude. Someone else is still alive and making his way toward the valley. Who is this man? What does he want? Can he be trusted? Both excited and terrified, Ann soon realizes there may be worse things than being the last person on Earth
Summary
Seemingly the only person left alive after a nuclear war, a sixteen-year-old girl is relieved to see a man arrive into her valley until she realizes that he is a tyrant and she must somehow escape
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Juvenile Mystery Novel, 1976.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
079853
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
O'Brien, Robert C
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
820
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 9
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teenage girls
  • Nuclear warfare
  • Nuclear warfare
  • Nuclear warfare
  • Nuclear warfare
  • Teenage girls
  • United States
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Z for Zachariah, Robert C. O'Brien
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
ocn913924864
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Simon Pulse paperback edition.
Extent
249 pages
Isbn
9781481466646
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)913924864
Label
Z for Zachariah, Robert C. O'Brien
Publication
Copyright
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
ocn913924864
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Simon Pulse paperback edition.
Extent
249 pages
Isbn
9781481466646
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)913924864

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