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The Resource A monster calls, a novel by Patrick Ness ; inspired by an idea from Siobhan Dowd ; illustrations by Jim Kay

A monster calls, a novel by Patrick Ness ; inspired by an idea from Siobhan Dowd ; illustrations by Jim Kay

Label
A monster calls
Title
A monster calls
Statement of responsibility
a novel by Patrick Ness ; inspired by an idea from Siobhan Dowd ; illustrations by Jim Kay
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Thirteen-year-old Conor awakens one night to find a monster outside his bedroom window, but not the one from the recurring nightmare that began when his mother became ill--an ancient, wild creature that wants him to face truth and loss
Tone
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2012
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2011
  • British Book Award for Children's Book of the Year, 2011.
  • Carnegie Medal, 2012.
  • Kate Greenaway Medal, 2012.
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2011.
  • Westchester Fiction Award, 2011.
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2012
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10011789
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ness, Patrick
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
730
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG+
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 12
Reading level
4.8
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dowd, Siobhan
  • Kay, Jim
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Self-actualization (Psychology)
  • Monsters
  • Mothers and sons
  • Schools
  • Single-parent families
  • Breast
  • Loss (Psychology)
  • England
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
A monster calls, a novel by Patrick Ness ; inspired by an idea from Siobhan Dowd ; illustrations by Jim Kay
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
204 pages
Isbn
9780763655594
Lccn
2010040741
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Stock number
BRO-copy20111006-004
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn690584334
  • (OCoLC)690584334
  • 245002
  • 247382
Label
A monster calls, a novel by Patrick Ness ; inspired by an idea from Siobhan Dowd ; illustrations by Jim Kay
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
204 pages
Isbn
9780763655594
Lccn
2010040741
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Stock number
BRO-copy20111006-004
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn690584334
  • (OCoLC)690584334
  • 245002
  • 247382

Library Locations

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