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The Resource The Polar Express, written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg

The Polar Express, written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg

Label
The Polar Express
Title
The Polar Express
Statement of responsibility
written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg
Creator
Contributor
Author
Composer
Illustrator
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A magical train ride on Christmas Eve takes a boy to the North Pole to receive a special gift from Santa Claus
Summary
A magical train ride on Christmas Eve takes a boy to the North Pole to receive a special gift from Santa Claus
Tone
Writing style
Illustration
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1986
  • Buckeye Children's Book Award (Ohio), Grades K-2, 1991.
  • Caldecott Medal, 1986.
  • Kentucky Bluegrass Award, 1987.
  • New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Books: 1985
Awards note
Caldecott Medal, 1986.
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115695
Cataloging source
TDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Van Allsburg, Chris
Credits note
Music by Michael Moss
Date time place
Recorded at Soundscape, Boston, MA
Dewey number
813
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7
LC item number
.V266 Po 2000a
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520
Literary form
fiction
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 1
  • 3
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Liam Neeson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Neeson, Liam
  • Moss, Michael
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Santa Claus
  • Santa Claus
  • Talking books for children
  • Audiobooks
  • Compact discs
  • Christmas stories
  • North Pole
  • Christmas
  • Santa Claus
  • North Pole
  • Audiobooks
  • Christmas stories
  • Compact discs
  • Talking books for children
  • Arctic Ocean
Target audience
juvenile
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The Polar Express, written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Accompanying book published by Houghton Mifflin, Boston, ©1985
  • "A Charlesberry Production."
Accompanying material
1 book (1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 30 cm)
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm48807739
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 audio disc (approximately 17 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780618077366
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Lccn
85010907
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital, CD audio
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)48807739
System details
Compact disc
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The Polar Express, written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg
Publication
Note
  • Accompanying book published by Houghton Mifflin, Boston, ©1985
  • "A Charlesberry Production."
Accompanying material
1 book (1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 30 cm)
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm48807739
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 audio disc (approximately 17 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780618077366
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Lccn
85010907
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital, CD audio
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)48807739
System details
Compact disc
Tape width
not applicable

Library Locations

    • McMinnville Public LibraryBorrow it
      225 NW Adams Street, McMinnville, OR, 97128, US
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    • Stayton Public LibraryBorrow it
      515 N First Avenue, Stayton, OR, 97383, US
      44.799165 -122.794497
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