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The Resource Foundling

Foundling

Label
Foundling
Title
Foundling
Statement of responsibility
D.M. Cornish ; with illustrations by the author
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Meet Rossamünd—a foundling, a boy with a girl's name who is about to begin a dangerous life in the service of the Emperor of the Half-Continent. What starts as a simple journey becomes a dangerous and complicated set of battles and decisions. Humans, monsters, unearthly creatures . . . who among these can Rossamünd trust? D. M. Cornish has created an entirely original world, grounded in his own deft, classically influenced illustrations. Foundling is a magic-laced, Dickensian adventure that will transport the reader
Member of
Summary
Having grown up in a home for foundlings and possessing a girl's name, Rossamund sets out to report to his new job as a lamplighter and has several adventures along the way as he meets people and monsters who are more complicated than he previously thought. Includes glossaries and maps
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Aurealis Awards, Best Young Adult Novel, 2006.
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2013.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2007
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145933
Cataloging source
DLC
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1972-
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Cornish, D. M
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
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970
Literary form
fiction
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  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Series statement
Monster blood tattoo
Series volume
0001
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  • Fantasy
  • Young Adult Fiction
  • Young Adult Literature
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Foundling
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:3a431e61-9650-4fa5-821f-7b7941de253c
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781101118863
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Foundling
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:3a431e61-9650-4fa5-821f-7b7941de253c
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781101118863
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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