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The Resource Mister Pip, Lloyd Jones, (electronic resource)

Mister Pip, Lloyd Jones, (electronic resource)

Label
Mister Pip
Title
Mister Pip
Statement of responsibility
Lloyd Jones
Title variation
Mr. Pip
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On a copper-rich tropical island shattered by war, on which survival is a daily struggle, eccentric Mr. Watts, the only white man left after the other teachers flee, spends his day reading to the local children from Charles Dickens's classic Great Expectations
Summary
Thirteen-year-old Matilda watches as all the foreigners flee her homeland--all but one, the white man Mr. Watts. Amidst the ruins of the town schoolhouse, Watts reads Dickens' Great Expectations to the children, thus sparking their imaginations and giving them hope in a chaotic world
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2008.
  • Alex Award, 2008.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2007.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2007.
  • Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best Book, 2007.
  • Commonwealth Writers' Prize, South East Asia and South Pacific: Best Book, 2007.
  • Kiriyama Prize for Fiction, 2008.
  • Montana Medal for Fiction or Poetry, 2007.
  • Montana New Zealand Book Award for Readers' Choice, 2007.
  • Montana New Zealand Book Award for Fiction, 2007.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2008
  • YALSA Outstanding Book for the College Bound, 2009.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
165042
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
780
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Mister Pip, Lloyd Jones, (electronic resource)
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=35B737FC-9AE9-4E8C-8746-C790B993260C
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"First published by The Text Publishing Company, Australia, 2006"--T.p. verso
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocn245542231
Dimensions
20 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
256 p.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780440337164
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
35B737FC-9AE9-4E8C-8746-C790B993260C
System control number
(OCoLC)245542231
Label
Mister Pip, Lloyd Jones, (electronic resource)
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=35B737FC-9AE9-4E8C-8746-C790B993260C
Publication
Note
"First published by The Text Publishing Company, Australia, 2006"--T.p. verso
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocn245542231
Dimensions
20 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
256 p.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780440337164
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
35B737FC-9AE9-4E8C-8746-C790B993260C
System control number
(OCoLC)245542231

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