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The Resource A bone from a dry sea, Peter Dickinson

A bone from a dry sea, Peter Dickinson

Label
A bone from a dry sea
Title
A bone from a dry sea
Statement of responsibility
Peter Dickinson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In two parallel stories, an intelligent female member of a prehistoric tribe becomes instrumental in advancing the lot of her people, and the daughter of a paleontologist is visiting him on a dig in Africa when important fossil remains are discovered
Summary
A story, told by two different narrators, in two different worlds 4 million years apart, of two girls who made two different important discoveries
Tone
Writing style
Award
ALA Notable Children's Book, 1994
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
077922
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1927-2015
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dickinson, Peter
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.D562
LC item number
Bn 1994
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 10
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Large type books
  • Prehistoric peoples
  • Paleontology
  • Fossils
  • Large type books
Target audience
juvenile
Label
A bone from a dry sea, Peter Dickinson
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
19782994
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
272 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780786201549
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
93043769
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm29548123
  • (OCoLC)29548123
Label
A bone from a dry sea, Peter Dickinson
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
19782994
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
272 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780786201549
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
93043769
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm29548123
  • (OCoLC)29548123

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