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The Resource Where the heart is, by Billie Letts

Where the heart is, by Billie Letts

Label
Where the heart is
Title
Where the heart is
Statement of responsibility
by Billie Letts
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A pregnant girl abandoned by her boyfriend hides in a Wal-Mart store, gives birth and becomes a celebrity as the mother of the Wal-Mart Baby. Help flows from everywhere as people jump on the publicity bandwagon, then the baby is kidnaped
Summary
Pregnant, overweight, and convinced about her inherent bad luck, Novalee Nation hopes for a new life in a new state with her boyfriend but is dumped along the way in Oklahoma, where she finds her spirit renewed
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Award
  • Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award (Rosie Award), 2000.
  • Oklahoma Book Award for Fiction, 1996.
Awards note
Eliot Rosewater Book Award, 2000.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
040579
Cataloging source
FVC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Letts, Billie
Dewey number
  • 818
  • 813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3562.E856
LC item number
W48 2000
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
860
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teenage mothers
  • Teenage girls
  • Friendship
  • Oklahoma
  • Friendship
  • Teenage girls
  • Teenage mothers
  • Oklahoma
Target audience
adult
Label
Where the heart is, by Billie Letts
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Special reading group guide inside" ... cover
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
20528760
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
376 pages
Isbn
9780756902735
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm49319669
  • (OCoLC)49319669
Label
Where the heart is, by Billie Letts
Publication
Note
"Special reading group guide inside" ... cover
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
20528760
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
376 pages
Isbn
9780756902735
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm49319669
  • (OCoLC)49319669

Library Locations

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