The Resource Skellig, by David Almond

Skellig, by David Almond

Label
Skellig
Title
Skellig
Statement of responsibility
by David Almond
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Unhappy about his baby sister's illness and the chaos of moving into a dilapidated old house, Michael retreats to the garage and finds a mysterious stranger who is something like a bird and something like an angel
Summary
Unhappy about his baby sister's illness and the chaos of moving into a dilapidated old house, Michael retreats to the garage and finds a mysterious stranger who is something like a bird and something like an angel
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Carnegie Medal, 1998.
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 1999
  • Garden State Teen Book Award (New Jersey), Fiction (Grades 6-8), 2002.
  • New York Times Notable Children's Book, 1999
  • Whitbread Book Award for Children's Book of the Year, 1998.
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 1999.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
085224
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Almond, David
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • For ages 8-12
  • 490
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
  • MG+
  • 3-5
LC call number
PZ7.A448
LC item number
Sk 1999
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
490
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 9
Reading level
  • 3.5
  • 4.1
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Strangers
  • Angels
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Moving, Household
  • Family life
  • England
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Skellig, by David Almond
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: London : Hodder Children's Books, 1998
  • Prequel: My name is Mina
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
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
182 pages
Isbn
9780385326537
Lccn
98023121 /AC
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Label
Skellig, by David Almond
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: London : Hodder Children's Books, 1998
  • Prequel: My name is Mina
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
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
182 pages
Isbn
9780385326537
Lccn
98023121 /AC
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n

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