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The Resource Goodnight, Boy, Nikki Sheehan

Goodnight, Boy, Nikki Sheehan

Label
Goodnight, Boy
Title
Goodnight, Boy
Statement of responsibility
Nikki Sheehan
Title variation
Good night, boy
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Wake up. Wake up, Boy. I'm bored. Time passes slowly in here, just you and me. It must be lunchtime. He will let us out soon." A tale of two very different worlds, both shattered by the loss of loved ones. Tragic, comic and full of hope, thanks to a dog called Boy. The kennel has been JC's home ever since JC's new foster father locked them inside. As the hours and days pass, JC tells Boy about how he came to his country: his family, the orphanage and the Haitian earthquake that swept everything away. How, after, his foster mother Melanie brought a new light into his life and brought him to her home country. He started to feel normal again. Until JC did something bad, so bad that he and Boy were banished to the kennel. Now their foster father is getting sicker, Melody still isn't home, and JC and Boy realize that they have to try to escape
Summary
When his adoptive father locks him in an outdoor kennel, JC recounts to his dog Boy how an earthquake swept his family away and forced him from his native Haiti to a new country, and he begins planning a journey to freedom
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10577229
Cataloging source
NZFEP
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Goodnight, Boy, Nikki Sheehan
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
993247120
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
346 pages
Isbn
9781786072108
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)993247120
Label
Goodnight, Boy, Nikki Sheehan
Publication
Copyright
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
993247120
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
346 pages
Isbn
9781786072108
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)993247120

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