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The Resource No ordinary day, Deborah Ellis

No ordinary day, Deborah Ellis

Label
No ordinary day
Title
No ordinary day
Statement of responsibility
Deborah Ellis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Valli has always been afraid of the lepers living on the other side of the train tracks in the coal town of Jharia, India, so when a chance encounter with a doctor reveals she also has leprosy, Valli rejects help and begins an uncertain life on the streets
Summary
After learning that her family adopted her, Valli runs away from home to live on the streets of Kolkata, India, where she begs, steals, and resists help from a doctor who reveals that she has leprosy
Storyline
Tone
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2012
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2011
  • West Virginia Children's Choice Book Award, 2013.
  • OLA Best Bets, 2011.
Awards note
"The Canada Council, Conseil Des Arts Du Canada, Governor General's Literary Awards"--Cover.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10012707
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ellis, Deborah
Dewey number
jC813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.3.E448
LC item number
N6 2011
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
580
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 6
NLM call number
Ell
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Orphans
  • Leprosy
  • Homeless persons
  • Street life
  • Coal
  • Coal miners
  • Cousins
  • India
  • Orphans
  • Leprosy
  • Homeless persons
  • India
  • Coal
  • Coal miners
  • Cousins
  • Homeless persons
  • Leprosy
  • Orphans
  • Street life
  • India
Target audience
juvenile
Label
No ordinary day, Deborah Ellis
Instantiates
Publication
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
ocn697261500
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
159 pages
Isbn
9781554981342
Lccn
2012451678
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)697261500
Label
No ordinary day, Deborah Ellis
Publication
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
ocn697261500
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
159 pages
Isbn
9781554981342
Lccn
2012451678
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)697261500

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