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The Resource The tale of Despereaux : being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread, Kate DiCamillo ; illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering, (electronic resource)

The tale of Despereaux : being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread, Kate DiCamillo ; illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering, (electronic resource)

Label
The tale of Despereaux : being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread
Title
The tale of Despereaux
Title remainder
being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread
Statement of responsibility
Kate DiCamillo ; illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering
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Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The adventures of Despereaux Tilling, a small mouse of unusual talents, the princess that he loves, the servant girl who longs to be a princess, and a devious rat determined to bring them all to ruin
Summary
The adventures of Despereaux Tilling, a small mouse of unusual talents, the princess that he loves, the servant girl who longs to be a princess, and a devious rat determined to bring them all to ruin
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Blue Hen Book Award (Delaware) for Chapter Books, 2002.
  • Garden State Children's Book Award (New Jersey), Children's Fiction, 2006.
  • Golden Archer Awards (Wisconsin): Intermediate, 2005.
  • Great Lakes Great Books Award (Michigan), Grades 4-5, 2005.
  • Indian Paintbrush Book Award (Wyoming), 2005.
  • Kentucky Bluegrass Award for Grades 3-5, 2005.
  • Land of Enchantment Book Award (New Mexico), Young Adult category, 2006.
  • Maine Student Book Award, 2005.
  • Massachusetts Children's Book Award, 2007.
  • Newbery Medal, 2004.
  • Parents' Choice Award for Fiction, 2003.
  • Sequoyah Book Awards (Oklahoma), Children’s Books, 2006.
  • Young Reader's Choice Award (Pacific Northwest), Junior, 2006.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2004
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2003
Awards note
Newbery Medal, 2004.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
121551
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Dewey number
  • 813.6
  • [Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
670
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 12
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
pre adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread
Label
The tale of Despereaux : being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread, Kate DiCamillo ; illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering, (electronic resource)
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=40871ACA-12AB-4C25-948F-D345E26F1320
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Publication
Note
Title from eBook information screen
Color
multicolored
Contents
A mouse is born -- Chiaroscuro -- Gor! The tale of miggery sow -- Recalled to the light -- Coda
Control code
493381155
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st electronic ed.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780763649432
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
40871ACA-12AB-4C25-948F-D345E26F1320
System control number
(OCoLC)493381155
System details
Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 5134 KB)
Label
The tale of Despereaux : being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread, Kate DiCamillo ; illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering, (electronic resource)
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=40871ACA-12AB-4C25-948F-D345E26F1320
Publication
Note
Title from eBook information screen
Color
multicolored
Contents
A mouse is born -- Chiaroscuro -- Gor! The tale of miggery sow -- Recalled to the light -- Coda
Control code
493381155
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st electronic ed.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780763649432
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
40871ACA-12AB-4C25-948F-D345E26F1320
System control number
(OCoLC)493381155
System details
Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 5134 KB)

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