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The Resource Ice whale, Jean Craighead George, (electronic resource)

Ice whale, Jean Craighead George, (electronic resource)

Label
Ice whale
Title
Ice whale
Statement of responsibility
Jean Craighead George
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the most celebrated children's nature writer of our time comes a posthumous new novel in the tradition of her Newbery award-winning "Julie of the Wolves" In 1848 in Barrow, Alaska, a young Eskimo boy witnesses a rare sight--the birth of a bowhead, or ice whale, that he calls Siku. But when he unwittingly guides Yankee whalers to a pod of bowhead whales, all the whales are killed. For this act, the boy receives a curse of banishment. Through the generations, this curse is handed down. Siku, the ice whale, returns year after year, in reality and dreams, to haunt each descendant. The curse is finally broken when a daughter recognizes and saves the whale, and he in turn saves her. Told in alternating voices, both human and whale, Jean Craighead George's last novel is an ambitious and touching take on the interconnectedness of humans, animals, and the earth they depend on
Summary
In 1848, ten-year-old Toozak, a Yupik Eskimo, sees a whale being born and is told by a shaman that he and his descendants must protect that whale, which Toozak names Siku, as long as it lives
Writing style
Audio
Award
ALSC Notable Children's Recording, 2015.
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Additional physical form
Downloadable applications available for access via iOS 4.0+ devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) and Android 2.1+ devices.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10346474
Cataloging source
MdPfRBL
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Intended audience
7 years and up
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
750
Literary text for sound recordings
other
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Narrated by Christina Moore
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
primary
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Ice whale, Jean Craighead George, (electronic resource)
Link
https://arapahoelibrariesco.rbdigital.com/#titles/9781490630229
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from title screen
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
rbdZ08766
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781490630229
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Publisher number
Z08766
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Requires OneClick Digital Media Manager
  • System requirements: 200 MB of free disk space, 512 MB of RAM, Windows Installer 3.1, Microsoft .NET Framework 4 (x86 and x64), Windows Media Player 10 QA
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Ice whale, Jean Craighead George, (electronic resource)
Link
https://arapahoelibrariesco.rbdigital.com/#titles/9781490630229
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from title screen
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
rbdZ08766
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781490630229
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Publisher number
Z08766
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Requires OneClick Digital Media Manager
  • System requirements: 200 MB of free disk space, 512 MB of RAM, Windows Installer 3.1, Microsoft .NET Framework 4 (x86 and x64), Windows Media Player 10 QA
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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