The Resource The lovely bones : a novel, Alice Sebold

The lovely bones : a novel, Alice Sebold

Label
The lovely bones : a novel
Title
The lovely bones
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Alice Sebold
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The spirit of a fourteen-year-old girl describes her murder, her surprise at her new home in heaven, and her witness to her family's grief in their efforts to find the killer and come to terms with what has happened
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.
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
890
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
  • UG
  • High School
LC call number
PS3619.E26
LC item number
L68 2002
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
  • 6.0
  • 7.1
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teenage girls
  • Spirits
  • Grief
  • Murder
  • Families
  • Murder victims' families
Label
The lovely bones : a novel, Alice Sebold
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: Boston : Little, Brown, 2002
  • Includes reading group guide
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
54999575
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Back Bay trade paperback edition.
Extent
328 pages, 13 pages
Isbn
9780316044936
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Label
The lovely bones : a novel, Alice Sebold
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: Boston : Little, Brown, 2002
  • Includes reading group guide
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
54999575
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Back Bay trade paperback edition.
Extent
328 pages, 13 pages
Isbn
9780316044936
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n

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