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The Resource The Golden Compass

The Golden Compass

Label
The Golden Compass
Title
The Golden Compass
Statement of responsibility
Philip Pullman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
HIS DARK MATERIALS IS SOON TO BE AN HBO ORIGINAL SERIES STARRING DAFNE KEEN, RUTH WILSON, JAMES McAVOY, AND LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA!The modern fantasy classic that Entertainment Weekly named an "All-Time Greatest Novel" and Newsweek hailed as a "Top 100 Book of All Time." Philip Pullman takes readers to a world where humans have animal familiars and where parallel universes are within reach.Lyra is rushing to the cold, far North, where witch clans and armored bears rule. North, where the Gobblers take the children they steal—including her friend Roger. North, where her fearsome uncle Asriel is trying to build a bridge to a parallel world.Can one small girl make a difference in such great and terrible endeavors? This is Lyra: a savage, a schemer, a liar, and as fierce and true a champion as Roger or Asriel could want.But what Lyra doesn't know is that to help one of them will be to betray the other...A masterwork of storytelling and suspense, Philip Pullman's award-winning The Golden Compass is the first in the His Dark Materials series, which continues with The Subtle Knife and The Amber Spyglass.A #1 New York Times BestsellerWinner of the Guardian Prize for Children's FictionPublished in 40 Countries"Arguably the best juvenile fantasy novel of the past twenty years." —The Washington Post "Very grand indeed." —The New York Times"Pullman is quite possibly a genius." —Newsweek
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Summary
Accompanied by her shape-shifting daemon, Lyra Belacqua sets out to prevent her best friend and other kidnapped children from becoming the subject of gruesome experiments in the Far North
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1997
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 1996
  • British Book Award for Children's Book of the Year, 1996.
  • Carnegie Medal, 1995.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 1997
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080228
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1946-
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Pullman, Philip
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • 7
  • 12
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Series statement
His dark materials
Series volume
0001
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  • Fantasy
  • Science Fiction
  • Young Adult Fiction
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The Golden Compass
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:4bac79b3-c148-4005-9559-709a1987206b
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780440418603
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Golden Compass
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:4bac79b3-c148-4005-9559-709a1987206b
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780440418603
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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