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The Resource Nation

Nation

Label
Nation
Title
Nation
Statement of responsibility
Terry Pratchett
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When a giant wave destroys his village, Mau is the only one left. Daphne--a traveler from the other side of the globe--is the sole survivor of a shipwreck. Separated by language and customs, the two are united by catastrophe. Slowly, they are joined by other refugees. And as they struggle to protect the small band, Mau and Daphne defy ancestral spirits, challenge death himself, and uncover a long-hidden secret that literally turns the world upside down
Summary
After a devastating tsunami destroys all that they have ever known, Mau, an island boy, and Daphne, an aristocratic English girl, together with a small band of refugees, set about rebuilding their community and all the things that are important in their lives
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2009
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2008
  • Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Fiction and Poetry, 2009.
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Young Adult Fiction, 2008.
  • USBBY Outstanding International Book, 2009.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2009
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2008.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
275214
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pratchett, Terry
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
790
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 10
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fantasy
  • Historical Fiction
  • Young Adult Fiction
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Nation
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:adb81c22-7960-4c7b-8332-109e12b2424b
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780061975233
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Nation
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:adb81c22-7960-4c7b-8332-109e12b2424b
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780061975233
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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      175 Monmouth Street, Independence, OR, 97351, US
      44.851488 -123.185756
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