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The Resource Guardian of the dead, Karen Healey

Guardian of the dead, Karen Healey

Label
Guardian of the dead
Title
Guardian of the dead
Statement of responsibility
Karen Healey
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Eighteen-year-old New Zealand boarding school student Ellie Spencer must use her rusty tae kwon do skills and new-found magic to try to stop a fairy-like race of creatures from Maori myth and legend that is plotting to kill millions of humans in order to regain their lost immortality. Suggested level: intermediate, secondary
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Character
Award
  • Aurealis Awards, Best Young Adult Novel, 2010.
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2013.
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2011
Awards note
  • A Junior Library Guild selection
  • Morris Debut Award finalist, 2011
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
334324
Cataloging source
NZ1
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Healey, Karen
Dewey number
NZ823.3
Index
no index present
Interest level
  • UG
  • Grades 9-12
LC call number
PZ7.H3438
LC item number
Gu 2010
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
Reading level
  • 5.3
  • 5.3
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning
  • Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Maori (New Zealand people)
  • Magic
  • Mythology, Maori
  • Boarding schools
  • Schools
  • Immortality
  • Maori (New Zealand people)
  • New Zealand
  • Maori (New Zealand people)
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Guardian of the dead, Karen Healey
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Novel for young adults by a New Zealand author
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn373474181
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
345 pages
Isbn
9780316044387
Lccn
2009017949
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)373474181
  • (Sirsi) a394789
Label
Guardian of the dead, Karen Healey
Publication
Note
Novel for young adults by a New Zealand author
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn373474181
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
345 pages
Isbn
9780316044387
Lccn
2009017949
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)373474181
  • (Sirsi) a394789

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