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The Resource How to steal a dog, by Barbara O'Connor

How to steal a dog, by Barbara O'Connor

Label
How to steal a dog
Title
How to steal a dog
Statement of responsibility
by Barbara O'Connor
Title variation
How to steal a dog
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Living in the family car in their small North Carolina town after their father leaves them virtually penniless, Georgina, desperate to improve their situation and unwilling to accept her overworked mother's calls for patience, persuades her younger brother to help her in an elaborate scheme to get money by stealing a dog and then claiming the reward that the owners are bound to offer
Summary
Living in the family car in their small North Carolina town after their father leaves them virtually penniless, Georgina, desperate to improve their situation and unwilling to accept her overworked mother's calls for patience, persuades her younger brother to help her in an elaborate scheme to get money by stealing a dog and then claiming the reward that the owners are bound to offer
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Prairie Pasque Children's Book Award (South Dakota), 2010.
  • South Carolina Book Award, Children’s Books, 2009.
  • Surrey Schools' Book of the Year Award (British Columbia), 2011.
  • William Allen White Children's Book Award (Kansas) for Third-Fifth Grade, 2010.
  • Young Hoosier Book Award, Intermediate Books, 2011.
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2007.
Awards note
Young Hoosier Book Award Winner, 2010-2011.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
165238
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
O'Connor, Barbara
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 700
  • 700L
Intended audience source
  • Lexile
  • Lexile
Interest level
MG
LC call number
PZ7.O217
LC item number
How 2009
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
700
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 7
Reading level
4.0
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Homeless persons
  • Family problems
  • Conduct of life
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Dogs
  • North Carolina
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
How to steal a dog, by Barbara O'Connor
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Additional pages include: Questions for the author and excerpt from Barbara O'Connor's book: The small adventure of Popeye and Elvis
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
18299836
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
1st Square Fish ed.
Extent
170 pages, 11 unnumbered page
Isbn
9780312561123
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn251210357
  • (OCoLC)251210357
Label
How to steal a dog, by Barbara O'Connor
Publication
Copyright
Note
Additional pages include: Questions for the author and excerpt from Barbara O'Connor's book: The small adventure of Popeye and Elvis
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
18299836
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
1st Square Fish ed.
Extent
170 pages, 11 unnumbered page
Isbn
9780312561123
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn251210357
  • (OCoLC)251210357

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