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The Resource The lovely bones, Alice Sebold

The lovely bones, Alice Sebold

Label
The lovely bones
Title
The lovely bones
Statement of responsibility
Alice Sebold
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Fourteen-year-old Susie Salmon, the victim of a sexual assault and murder, looks on from the afterlife as her family deals with their grief, and waits for her killer to be brought to some type of justice
Summary
Looking down from heaven, 14-year-old Susie Salmon recounts her rape and murder and watches her family as they cope with their grief and "the lovely bones" growing around her absence
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Bram Stoker Award for Best First Novel, 2002.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2002.
  • Book Sense Book of the Year Adult Fiction, 2003.
  • British Book Award for the Richard & Judy Best Read of the Year, 2004.
  • Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award (Rosie Award), 2005.
  • Gateway Readers Award (Missouri), 2005.
  • Iowa High School Book Award, 2005.
  • Kentucky Bluegrass Award for Grades 9-12, 2004.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2002
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2002.
  • South Carolina Book Award, Young Adult Books, 2005.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2003
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2015.
  • Great American Read, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
068738
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sebold, Alice
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Adult
Intended audience source
Follett Library Resources
LC call number
PS3619.E26
LC item number
L68 2002b
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
890
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murder victims' families
  • Teenage girls
  • Large type books
  • Families
  • Girls
  • Teenagers
Target audience
adult
Label
The lovely bones, Alice Sebold
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Thorndike large print basic series"--T.p. verso
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
18177102
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
511 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780786245970
Isbn Type
(lg. print : hc : alk. paper)
Lccn
2002072768
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(LHPL)236611
Label
The lovely bones, Alice Sebold
Publication
Note
"Thorndike large print basic series"--T.p. verso
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
18177102
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
511 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780786245970
Isbn Type
(lg. print : hc : alk. paper)
Lccn
2002072768
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(LHPL)236611

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