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The Resource Dodger

Dodger

Label
Dodger
Title
Dodger
Statement of responsibility
by Terry Pratchett
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Beloved and bestselling author Sir Terry Pratchett's Dodger, a Printz Honor Book, combines high comedy with deep wisdom in a tale of one remarkable boy's rise in a fantasy-infused Victorian London.Seventeen-year-old Dodger is content as a sewer scavenger. But he enters a new world when he rescues a young girl from a beating, and her fate impacts some of the most powerful people in England. From Dodger's encounter with the mad barber Sweeney Todd, to his meetings with the great writer Charles Dickens and the calculating politician Benjamin Disraeli, history and fantasy intertwine in a breathtaking account of adventure and mystery
Summary
Surviving by his wits in an alternative-universe London ruled by a young Queen Victoria, the intrepid young Dodger inadvertently foils a murderous Sweeney Todd's operation and encounters numerous fictional and historical characters, including Darwin, Disraeli and Dickens
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2012
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2013.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10145688
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pratchett, Terry
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1210
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 8
  • 12
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Historical Fiction
  • Young Adult Fiction
  • Young Adult Literature
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Dodger
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:d760cac2-e50f-4f95-a4c1-4eafbf97a6a7
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780062190154
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Dodger
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:d760cac2-e50f-4f95-a4c1-4eafbf97a6a7
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780062190154
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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