The Resource Ballad for a mad girl, by Vikki Wakefield

Ballad for a mad girl, by Vikki Wakefield

Label
Ballad for a mad girl
Title
Ballad for a mad girl
Statement of responsibility
by Vikki Wakefield
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Everyone knows seventeen-year-old Grace Foley is a bit mad. She's a prankster and a risk-taker, and she's not afraid of anything-except losing. As part of the long-running feud between two local schools in Swanston, Grace accepts a challenge to walk the pipe. That night sheexperiences something she can't explain. The funny girl isn't laughing anymore. She's haunted by voices and visions-but nobody believes a girl who cries wolf.As she's drawn deeper into a twenty-year-old mystery surrounding missing girl Hannah Holt, the thin veil between this world and the next begins to slip. Shecan no longer tell what's real or imagined-allshe knows is the ghosts of Swanston, including that of her own mother, are restless. It seems one of them has granted her an extraordinary gift at a terrible price.Everything about her is changing-her body, her thoughts, even her actions seem to belong to a stranger. Grace is losing herself, and her friends don't understand. Is she moving closer to the truth? Or is she heading for madness?
Summary
As part of a feud between two local high schools, Grace Foley accepts the dangerous challenge to investigate the twenty-year-old mystery of missing girl Hannah Holt
Theme
Tone
Character
Award
  • Librarians' Choice (Australia), 2017
  • Children's Book Council of Australia: Notable Australian Children's Book, 2018.
  • Davitt Awards, Best YA Novel, 2018
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10556235
Cataloging source
AU@
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wakefield, Vikki,
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
For young adults
LC call number
PZ7.W13355
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teenage girls
  • Life change events
  • Families
  • Families
  • Life change events
  • Teenage girls
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Ballad for a mad girl, by Vikki Wakefield
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
  • online resource
  • volume
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier.
  • rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn972477609
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781925410327
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Quality assurance targets
absent
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
1BBB8493-CF52-4CA2-A22F-94F2C3B7241B
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Ballad for a mad girl, by Vikki Wakefield
Link
Publication
Carrier category
  • online resource
  • volume
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier.
  • rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn972477609
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781925410327
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Quality assurance targets
absent
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
1BBB8493-CF52-4CA2-A22F-94F2C3B7241B
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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